The Resource Photography and migration, edited by Tanya Sheehan

Photography and migration, edited by Tanya Sheehan

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Photography and migration
Title
Photography and migration
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tanya Sheehan
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Written in the context of unprecedented dislocation and a global refugee crisis, this edited volume thinks through photography's long and complex relationship to human migration. While contemporary media images largely frame migration in terms of trauma, victimhood, and pity, so much more can be said of photography's role in the movement of people around the world. Cameras can document, enable, or control human movement across geographical, cultural, and political divides. Their operators put faces on forced and voluntary migrations, making visible hardships and suffering as well as opportunity and optimism. Photographers include migrating subjects who take pictures for their own consumption, not for international recognition. And photographs themselves migrate with their makers, subjects, and viewers, as the very concept of photography takes on new functions and meanings. Photography and Migration places into conversation media images and other photographs that the contributors have witnessed, collected, or created through their diverse national, regional, and local contexts. Developed across thirteen chapters, this conversation encompasses images, histories, and testimonies offering analysis of new perspectives on photography and migration today
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
770
Index
no index present
LC call number
TR820.5
LC item number
.P487 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sheehan, Tanya
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Documentary photography
  • Photography
  • Immigrants
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Documentary photography
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Immigrants
  • Photography
Label
Photography and migration, edited by Tanya Sheehan
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781138244405
Lccn
2018001332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1019609458
  • (OCoLC)ybp15091129
Label
Photography and migration, edited by Tanya Sheehan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781138244405
Lccn
2018001332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1019609458
  • (OCoLC)ybp15091129

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