Photography can be a disruptive medium that challenges official narratives, raises questions about our society, about power, authority and political regimes. These different notions will be discussed this Tuesday in a symposium entitled Photography Expanded: Counter Histories symposium and by the Magnum Foundation at the New School, New York. “Experimenting with new approaches to visual storytelling” is the key word framing the symposium. Concretely, the event brings artists, thinkers, scientists and students to think on several how photography, political and social issues interacts. A speech by Colin Stearns, assistant professor of photography at New School will open the day, followed by...
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