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Antigoni Memou

photographer, in this case, becomes an integral part of the crowd, following the demonstration and being subjected to the police’s tear gas. The small 35mm camera, the available light and lack of digital manipulation of the colours cast by the street lights resulted in photographs of low technical qualities, a new way of employing a ‘strategy of de-skilling’ as central to his critical realism.22 Sternfeld employs a similar anti-photojournalistic mode, not as much as in the technical features, in which he obviously takes a different strand from Sekula, but in his approach to

in Photography and social movements
Leah Modigliani

, or the relation that such images have to the historical, geographical, or cultural place of their origin – Vancouver.54 This has helped to fuel an incomplete discourse about Wall’s work and Vancouver photo-conceptualism in general outside of Vancouver. Introducing landscape and the logic of elimination Because the critical realism of Wall’s photographs emerged out of the history of conceptual art (and as discussed later in detail, were self-consciously created in opposition to regional painting) they function as nodes of multiple physical, discursive, and economic

in Engendering an avant-garde