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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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Le sniper-photographe a son gadget : le New York Leica Gun Rifle

Le sniper-photographe a son gadget : le New York Leica Gun Rifle | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

L'essor du photojournalisme en contexte de guerre, cela donne ? Le New York Leica Gun Rifle ! Il vient de trouver un acquéreur qui a déboursé € 288'000 lors du Westlicht Photographica Auction.

ECAL Library's insight:
The range of 'Leica gun' that has various models of this type have been created in the 1930s for sports and nature photographers.
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Photographs: A Decade's Worth of Toy Guns in America

Photographs: A Decade's Worth of Toy Guns in America | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Our country loves its guns, and that affection begins among the very young, with water pistols and other, more realistic toys. The photographer Kristina Loggia was always aware of that — but when her own child turned 3 years old and asked for a toy gun, she encountered head-on her "desire to control my children's desires and the overall ethical and moral questions that guns present us with." Out of bounds to liberal urbanite parents, utterly normal in many parts of America, toy guns say a great deal about what we declare appropriate for children today.

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The Fashion-Forward Gun Clubs of Switzerland

The Fashion-Forward Gun Clubs of Switzerland | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Marie Rime photographs the sartorial splendor of Swiss shooting culture.

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A Photographer's Hauntingly Simple Statement About Gun Violence

A Photographer's Hauntingly Simple Statement About Gun Violence | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Australian artist Sonia Rentsch’s Harm Less is a powerful, wildly creative collection that offers visual poetry to both the pro-gun set and the rest of us, who have yet to see any beauty in wielding a weapon.

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