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From professional development to professional photography

From professional development to professional photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Patrick Mills, Director of Professional Development, IPA and passionate landscape photographer will be exhibiting his work during the Dulwich Festival (#Advertising From professional development to professional photography http://t.co/KM9xrI35...)...
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PDN Pulse » Blog Archive » Jeff Wall Photograph Fetches Artist Record $3.6 Million at Auction

PDN Pulse » Blog Archive » Jeff Wall Photograph Fetches Artist Record $3.6 Million at Auction | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Elegancias sociales // Social graces (by Larry Fink)

Elegancias sociales // Social graces (by Larry Fink) | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

There is no better way to see ourselves through the eye of the photographer who acts as a witness in our social relations.
Fink gets it just right.


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Caochangdi and the Demolition of Beijing's Art Villages: Places: Design Observer

Caochangdi and the Demolition of Beijing's Art Villages: Places: Design Observer | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Dreamers and Storytellers: E. O. Wilson on Art and Reconciling Science and the Humanities

Dreamers and Storytellers: E. O. Wilson on Art and Reconciling Science and the Humanities | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
'In the early stages of creation of both art and science, everything in the mind is a story.' This month, the celebrated Harvard sociobio...
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Saatchi captures the confusion of contemporary photography

Saatchi captures the confusion of contemporary photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Sean O'Hagan: The Saatchi Gallery's messy, sprawling Out of Focus show reveals uncomfortable truths about the current state of photography...
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High-Speed Photography That Will Blow Your Mind (PHOTOS)

High-Speed Photography That Will Blow Your Mind (PHOTOS) | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Photographer Jim Kramer is back with another batch of incredible images captured using high-speed photography. This time, he's added pinballs, magnets and lasers into the mix in order to to spice up the already dramatic photos.
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Artist Builds Realistic Urban Cityscape Using Recycled Cardboard - DesignTAXI.com

Artist Builds Realistic Urban Cityscape Using Recycled Cardboard - DesignTAXI.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Rania Matar A Girl and Her Room | La Lettre de la Photographie

Rania Matar A Girl and Her Room | La Lettre de la Photographie | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
As a mother of teenage daughters I watch their passage from girlhood into adulthood, fascinated with the transformation taking place, the adult personality taking shape and a gradual self-consciousness replacing the carefree world they had known...

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Images of life in the British Raj - in pictures

Images of life in the British Raj - in pictures | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
A shoebox full of images capturing life in India at least a century ago has been discovered in one of Scotland's national collections...
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Planning Your First Urban Exploration Photographic Adventure :: CurrentPhotographer.com | Photography Blog, Photography Tips, Photography How To

In previous posts I have talked about things like getting permission, and safety concerns, but in this post I will focus on research methods and more specific equipment-related concerns you will need to consider prior to heading out on your journey.
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William Klein: 'I was an outsider, following my instincts'

William Klein: 'I was an outsider, following my instincts' | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The great photographer, film-maker and iconoclast talks to Sean O'Hagan about a life spent in pursuit of his personal vision...

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Modern ambitions of calligrapher's ancient art

Every other year the world's foremost calligraphers gather to explore their ancient art and compare modern techniques, as Sylvia Smith discovers.
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Lichtenstein, Klee and Lowry works to be unveiled by Tate galleries

Lichtenstein, Klee and Lowry works to be unveiled by Tate galleries | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Art lovers will be able to enjoy a major retrospective of Roy Lichtenstein's work and find out how LS Lowry was influenced by the French...
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'We Jump Over Camels'

'We Jump Over Camels' | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Ed Ou, on assignment in Yemen, found an unlikely athletic diversion in the remote region of Tehama - camel jumping.
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Cognition + Culture + Communication = Language | Herald de Paris

Cognition + Culture + Communication = Language | Herald de Paris | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
With this formula as shorthand, in his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, linguist Dan Everett argues that the variability in human cultural life explains...
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Political Art Timeline, 1945-1966: Postwar Art of the Left

Political Art Timeline, 1945-1966: Postwar Art of the Left | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Most demarcations of historical epochs are necessarily vague. Not this one.
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Photography Pecha Kuch, Brighton. Weds 9th May | clickclickblog

Photography Pecha Kuch, Brighton. Weds 9th May | clickclickblog | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
As part of the Brighton Fringe, and in association with the Brighton University Photography MA course, miniclick present a Pecha Kucha evening at The Old Market...
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Rothko work hits record $86.9m

Rothko work hits record $86.9m | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The artwork Orange, red, yellow by Mark Rothko fetches $86.9 million (£53.8m), the highest ever price for a piece of post-war art sold at auction.
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Pondering an art world awash in wealth - The Boston Globe

Is money destroying the art world? Right now, no one could be blamed for wondering. Last week, a version of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream’’ sold at auction in New York for a record $119.9 million.
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L E N S C R A T C H: Jefferson Hayman

L E N S C R A T C H: Jefferson Hayman | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Audiovisual and Media Policies - Media Literacy | Europa

Audiovisual and Media Policies - Media Literacy | Europa | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Media literacy represents the competence to:

- Access the media

- Understand and to have critical approach towards different aspects of media contents

- Create communications in a variety of contexts.

 

Media literacy relates to all media, including television and film, radio and recorded music, print media, the Internet and all other digital communication technologies. It is a fundamental competence not only for the young generation but also for adults and elderly people, for parents, teachers and media professionals. The Commission considers media literacy as an important factor for active citizenship in today's information society.


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7th Berlin Binennale highlights political art

7th Berlin Binennale highlights political art | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Zmijewski wants to transform the art of impotence and individualist survival, which is how he describes contemporary art markets and the institutionalized art world of galleries and curatorial careers, into art that is...
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Jag Lall

Jag Lall | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Welcome to jaglallart.com, the site of Jag Lall - artist, author, songwriter and musician, deaths door: ignorance likes company, peace and anti-racism art...
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How Arab revolutionary art helped break the spell of political oppression

How Arab revolutionary art helped break the spell of political oppression | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Julia Rampen and Laurie Tuffrey: Graffiti, murals and other dissident art have transformed public spaces and mobilised public opinion in the Middle East...
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