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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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Ren Hang, Chinese erotic photographer, commits suicide

Ren Hang, Chinese erotic photographer, commits suicide | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Chinese photographer Ren Hang, born in 1987, committed suicide on February 24, 2017. Foam, the museum of photography in Amsterdam, who exhibits him until March 12, issued a statement: “We are deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Ren Hang. It is a great honour for Foam to present Ren Hang’s exceptional work until 12 March 2017 in Foam 3h. Our thoughts and sincerest condolences go out to his family and friends.”

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Ama - The Pearl Diving Mermaids of Japan

Ama - The Pearl Diving Mermaids of Japan | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

One of the lesser-known but fascinating parts of Japanese culture is that of the Ama pearl divers. Ama (海女 in Japanese), literally means ‘woman of the sea’ and is recorded as early as 750 in the oldest Japanese anthology of poetry, the Man’yoshu.

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Carlo Mollino & Helmut Newton, Nights in White Satin

Carlo Mollino & Helmut Newton, Nights in White Satin | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

What does the lascivious intimacy of prints made in the 1940s by Carlo Mollino, a complex genius and free electron, and the modern Amazons whose Helmut Newton.

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10 Most Shocking Male Nudity Shots In Cinema History

10 Most Shocking Male Nudity Shots In Cinema History | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

There’s nothing quite as shocking as seeing male genetalia in a film. Trust me, I’ve had to research for an article on it. There may still be some gasps at the female equivalent, but we’re certainly more accustomed to their appearance (sometimes even popping up in a 15). A stray knob shot can still cause gasps of horror or ripples of laughter.

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