The Printed Image
From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg
From Letterpress to Digital Media
Photobooks as Propaganda
A Platform for Power, Protest and Persuasion
How does propaganda operate in photobook form? The articles included in this new instalment of PhotoResearcher attempt to answer that question by not only looking at different manifestations of this form of communication – war, tourism, nation-building, activism, protest, children’s literature – but also at the specific material, social, political and artistic contexts that shaped the creation of the publications examined throughout this issue.
Three-Colour Photography around 1900
Three-color photography is the basis for most color photographic technologies nowadays, so why does its multifaceted history remain ignored by historians? This issue of PhotoResearcher explores the various technologies the term “three-color photography” encompasses, investigates their use in different expeditions abroad, and elucidates their role in the visual and discursive constructions of Empire. Thus, it offers readers interpretative and methodological paradigms to complicate three-color photography’s historiographic position.
Privat Photo Collecting
The Reception of Photography
In Focus: Photography in Romania
Moving Beyond Myths: Institutional Experiences of Expanded Photography
This issue of PhotoResearcher explores how digitally-informed photographic practices have transformed experiences and functions of cultural institutions. Interrogating the shifting value systems provoked by expanded photography, the issue reflects on the variable roles and outcomes of (post-)photographic image cultures in institutional environments.