Anthropology and Photography 2014 (1)

British Museum, Clore Centre, 29-31 May 2014

(Talks1)

Photographers' Talks

Location BP Lecture Theatre
Date and Start Time 29 May, 2014 at 12:30

Convenors

None listed.

Short Abstract

Lunch time talks by the Wenner Gren Foundation invited photographers.

Long Abstract

None provided.

This panel is closed to new paper proposals.

Papers

Daniel Hernández-Salazar (Guatemala) presented by Oscar Ivan Maldonado with a video introduction from Daniel

Authors: Daniel Hernández-Salazar email
Oscar Ivan Maldonado email

Short Abstract

What makes the shift for a photojournalist to become a portraitist, documenter and art photographer? How does an artist respond to the struggles of the people around him? What role can photography and art play in post-conflict social landscapes? Oscar examines the work of Hernández-Salazar, one of the most influential photographers of Central America.

http://danielhernandezsalazar.blogspot.com

Long Abstract

None provided.

Pablo José Rey (Argentina)

Author: Pablo José Rey email

Short Abstract

Pablo discusses projects from his BORDERS series in the Gran Chaco. Viaje al Chaco Central is a journey through the last indigenous region to be effectively colonized by the State. Pasarela La Fraternidad explores precarious social conditions in the border towns of Clorinda (Argentina) and Puerto Elisa (Paraguay) connected by a 50 metre wooden bridge. This region is rapidly changing, both environmentally and culturally

www.rumbosur.org

Long Abstract

None provided.

This panel is closed to new paper proposals.