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What's new in Visual Communication?
Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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20 Rarely-Seen Photos of David Bowie

20 Rarely-Seen Photos of David Bowie | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

See these incredible, rarely-seen pictures of legendary musician, actor, artist, and fashion icon David Bowie.

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Metz (France) Exhibition | The Origin of ‘Paparazzi’

Metz (France) Exhibition | The Origin of ‘Paparazzi’ | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

In an essay for the catalogue for Paparazzi! Photographers, Stars and Artistes, Clément Chéroux lays the foundation for this form of photography, tracing the origin of the term ‘paparazzi.’

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Old Photographs of Elvis Presley in the Beginning in 1956

Old Photographs of Elvis Presley in the Beginning in 1956 | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The photographs Alfred Wertheimer took of the early Elvis remain some of the most remarkable and intimate photographs ever made of any major celebrity, in any era. On the publication of Taschen’s new book, Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll, TIME met with Wertheimer to reminisce about the days and nights he spent with the young rocker on the cusp of unfathomable fame, and the ways in which his own early career became inextricably linked with the King’s.

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Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields Exposes 'The Dirty Side of Glamour' - Daily Beast

Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields Exposes 'The Dirty Side of Glamour' - Daily Beast | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

 

Tyler Shields has a long history of shooting stars in controversial poses—Mischa Barton licking raw meat, Lindsay Lohan with a gun in her mouth. A new book showcases his greatest hits.
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PhotoMed 2013: Bruno Mouron & Pascal Rostain

PhotoMed 2013: Bruno Mouron & Pascal Rostain | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Having devoted their lives to tracking the latest scoops, today it is their turn to be in the spotlight.
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From Steve Carell to Jeff Koons, Celebrities Get Their Closeup with Martin Schoeller

From Steve Carell to Jeff Koons, Celebrities Get Their Closeup with Martin Schoeller | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Gracing the covers and pages of The New Yorker, TIME, andFortune, among other prominent publications, over the past two decades Schoeller has captured the vitality and significance of his famed sitters. While it may not be possible to capture a person’s essence with the click of the camera, Schoeller’s images are as close as it gets—and this month, some of his most defining works are considered together in a retrospective exhibition at New York’s Hasted Kraeutler.

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Phil Stern Exhibition: Hollywood Big Shots

Phil Stern Exhibition: Hollywood Big Shots | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Phil Stern’s career in photography began early on, as a high school student growing up in New York, Stern swept floors in a Canal Street photo studio while working nights taking pictures for the notoriously noir Police Gazette. Phil Stern enlisted in the Army in 1942, and joined the ranks of the elite “Darby’s Rangers” as a combat photographer. Stern was well known among his war colleagues for putting himself front and center as he documented battles in North Africa and Sicily. The credit stamp “Photo by PHIL STERN”, which ran alongside his images in the armed forces newspaper Stars and Stripes, became synonymous with a truly genuine image taken under fire by a daring young photographer.

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Denis Rouvre for the Association Fishlove

Denis Rouvre for the Association Fishlove | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

To raise awareness about effects of overfishing in Europe, Nicholas Röhl and Greta Scacchi of the association Fishlove have been asking celebrities to pose nude while holding a fish.

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Photographer Does a Portrait Shoot with Fatboy Slim in Less than 30 Seconds

Photographer Does a Portrait Shoot with Fatboy Slim in Less than 30 Seconds | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

When you’re tasked with taking a famous person’s photo, you often don’t have much time with the actual person to go through a trial and error process and figure stuff out. Photographer Philippe Echaroux wanted to take things to the extreme and see if he could photograph a celebrity in less than a minute total.

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