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Culture Geek - About the Culture Geek conference London

Culture Geek - About the Culture Geek conference London | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

The landscape for cultural marketing is rapidly changing. Internet and the digital revolution have shifted the expectations of our audience. They want to be included, be part of the experience, be a partner in the conversation. We, theatres, museums, festivals, galleries and other cultural institutions need to to respond to these changes.

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Deconstructing Trees

Deconstructing Trees | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Deconstructing Trees. Monochrome photographs exploring the patterns of constructal law in trees.

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Scientists Create 'Dictionary' of Chimp Gestures to Decode Secret Meanings

Scientists Create 'Dictionary' of Chimp Gestures to Decode Secret Meanings | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Scientists from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland released a study decoding chimp gestures to create a "dictionary" of chimp meanings.
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Photographer Captures Beautiful Images Of Lonely Buildings In The Desert - DesignTAXI.com

Photographer Captures Beautiful Images Of Lonely Buildings In The Desert - DesignTAXI.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Boston-based photographer Ed Freeman has captured a series of photographs that showcases the small desert towns in Southern California.

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Photography From The Guts

Photography From The Guts | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

 Ara Oshagan (born 1964) is a photojournalist currently based in Los Angeles, USA. She’s a self-taught photographer.


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Mario Pires's curator insight, June 23, 4:17 AM

"I am not very worried about the overabundance of images in today’s society.  The vast majority of these photos are snapshots whose lifespan is very short – a few minutes or less. Like a mosquito.

They are shot, shown and almost immediately die, forgotten.

These photos resemble a conversation, rather than an actual process by which a visual archive is made. I am interested in creating a visual archive that is also a reflection of my own person, who I am in this age and time and the people and place I am photographing with the most honesty and depth that I can muster.

And that does not come from a snapshot. It requires a lot of time and immersion and connectivity."

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The photobook according to Parr » British Journal of Photography

The photobook according to Parr » British Journal of Photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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The Work of Don McCullin

When I met Don McCullin at the weekend there was no sense of "been there done that" with him. Although he has shown his work all over the world, he was as proud of his work today as ever. An ordinary man, with an extraordinary talent for documenting history.
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SA consultancy Anthropology launches, aims to create 'meaningful marketing' | ventureburn

SA consultancy Anthropology launches, aims to create 'meaningful marketing' | ventureburn | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

“The name Anthropology is no coincidence, we want to make it our mission to constantly study and evaluate consumer data, interactions and trends. Meaningful marketing has to be born out of really understanding who you are speaking to and what makes them tick. The study of humankind… this is what we are all about,” states Maker


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Colin Pantall's blog: Documentary Photography and the Dinosaurs

Colin Pantall's blog: Documentary Photography and the Dinosaurs | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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This Is Not Your Typical Photography. Im Still Trying To Wrap My Head Around These.

This Is Not Your Typical Photography. Im Still Trying To Wrap My Head Around These. | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Erik Johansson is a full time photographer from Sweden who is based out of Berlin, Germany. Erik has...
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The art of photojournalism

The art of photojournalism | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Over the past 10 years, photojournalists have increasingly captured the attention of the art world as their powerfully affecting images cross over from news agencies to gallery and museum walls. Pernilla Holmes reports

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Mario Pires's curator insight, April 7, 5:38 AM

Sometimes I find myself thinking, ‘I don’t want to take this picture.’ It’s the sound of your moral and ethical being, which is ever changing. I love what I do, or at least can’t imagine doing anything else. But these days, every time I get all my equipment together to go, I wonder if it will be the last.” - Paolo Pellegrin

Jon C's curator insight, April 10, 10:06 PM

This does give that feel of a Dutch  artwork, where all the figures have been carefully place - except it is a photo of a meeting of war lord types in Afghanistan. Photojournalism is a complex art. 

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State of Mind - Photobook by Nuno Moreira - 121Clicks.com

State of Mind - Photobook by Nuno Moreira - 121Clicks.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
State of Mind is a photographic series, and ultimately a book, about the individual quality of mysterious strangers. The images were captured over a per
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Capturing Space, Color, and Light in Sao Paulo: Street Photography by Gustavo Minas

Capturing Space, Color, and Light in Sao Paulo: Street Photography by Gustavo Minas | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Gustavo Minas is a street photographer based in Sao Paulo, Brazil and part of the Street-Photographers and the SelvaSP collective. Gustavo: Hi there, I'm a 32 years old guy born in Cassia, a small town in Brazilian countryside, now living in Sao Paulo. I first got interested in photography during
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15 Visually Striking Films With Amazing Color Palettes

15 Visually Striking Films With Amazing Color Palettes | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
A film’s aesthetic and visual palette can largely determine its mood, feel and even themes. Production, costume and art design all massively contribute to a film’s look, as well as the cinemat
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Ori Gersht: ‘History Repeating’ at Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

Ori Gersht: ‘History Repeating’ at Museum of Fine Arts in Boston | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Ori Gersht’s “History Repeating,” the Israeli-born artist’s first museum survey show, explores the idea of landscape as a witness to history.
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Sebastião Salgado – Genesis | Photographic Museum Of Humanity Blog

Sebastião Salgado – Genesis | Photographic Museum Of Humanity Blog | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Last days of Kodak town: the decline and fall of the city photography built

Last days of Kodak town: the decline and fall of the city photography built | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Kodak has been hit hard by the digital revolution – and so has its hometown Rochester, New York. Dave Stelfox meets the couple who captured the death of a company town
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Creative Review - Royal College of Art: Visual Communication degree show

Creative Review - Royal College of Art: Visual Communication degree show | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The best in visual communication
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Tangled Identities and Allegiances in Ukraine

Tangled Identities and Allegiances in Ukraine | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Alexander Chekmenev’s national and ethnic identities have whipsawed during the upheavals since the collapse of the Soviet Union and right through the current crisis.
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Wolfgang Tillmans: 'Pictures are replacing words as messages'

Wolfgang Tillmans: 'Pictures are replacing words as messages' | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Whether he's shooting Lady Gaga or strangers on the tube, for Wolfgang Tillmans one question is key: how to make it new? The Turner prizewinner talks selfies and subcultures with Joanna Biggs
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The Real Story About the Wrong Photos in #BringBackOurGirls

The Real Story About the Wrong Photos in #BringBackOurGirls | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
A photographer who worked in Guinea-Bissau to show the dignity and resilience of its people is aghast at how her photographs were used – without her permission – to represent girls kidnapped in Nigeria.
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Photographer finds Developed Kodak Super XX Roll of an Unknown Man's Life Post-WW2 - DIY Photography

Photographer finds Developed Kodak Super XX Roll of an Unknown Man's Life Post-WW2 - DIY Photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
If you read my last post, I was emphasizing heavily on how important photography is to our time today; it’s become a way for us to have an actual window to our past that our world hasn’t ever had before in its existence. I wrote much of it thinking about how often it goes over [...]
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From Ordinary Life, Extraordinary Images

From Ordinary Life, Extraordinary Images | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Chang Chao-Tang didn’t think much of his images of everyday life in Taiwan. More than five decades later, an exhibit highlights the purity of his images, showing “real people and places.”
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More Nearly Lost Street Photos by Photographer Vivian Maier

More Nearly Lost Street Photos by Photographer Vivian Maier | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Vivian Maier was an amazing photographer whose talents went unrecognized during her lifetime. Back in 2011, a box filled with Maier's negatives was discovered…
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Images of the day. On the set of "2001" on Notebook

Images of the day. On the set of "2001" on Notebook | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Via Larry Wright, a stunning collection of photographs from the set of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Click here to see all of them.
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Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt | Smashing Magazine

Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt | Smashing Magazine | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The Principles of gestalt are observations about how we visually perceive objects. They're the foundation for all we do graphically as designers.

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Lucy Georges's curator insight, March 29, 5:17 AM

Excellent summary of how we perceive things and how that can inform design.

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Why Urban Exploring Can Never Be A Mass Photography Thing - DIY Photography

Why Urban Exploring Can Never Be A Mass Photography Thing - DIY Photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Urban Exploring or Ubex is the art of photographing and documenting desolated, abandoned city locations before time sank its claws into them completely. If you are not really sure what  I am talking about you can check the works of Daniel Marbaix (featured), Rebecca Litchfiled and David Van Bael. The work is quite enchanting, but [...]
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