The wonderful exhibition catalogue to Qu’est-ce que la photographie?, currently on display at the new photography gallery of the Centre Pompidou, opens with the covers of a few books which have, in one way or another, posed the same question. This shows that the question is hardly a new one. The reference-filled texts by the exhibition curators, Clément Chéroux and Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska, put the issue into context: the history of photography, the theoretical and philosophical debate.
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