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The Week in Review Part 1: Photojournalism

Date Published:
June 10, 2012

Photographs furnish evidence. Something we hear about, but doubt, seems proven when we’re shown a photograph of it.The picture may distort; but there is always a presumption that something exists, or did exist, which is like what’s in the picture. … Al­though there is a sense in which the camera does indeed capture reality, not just interpret it, photographs are as much an interpretation of the world as paintings and drawings are,” writes cultural critic Susan Sontag. So what can we understand of photographs taken in moments of heightened conflict. We look at the exhibition, Fotoprojek Bersih 3.0 Retrospective – A Subjective Point of View from the Frontlines of Conflict.

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