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PHOTOGRAPHY & THE LAW: Access and Interference - JPG News

Photographers continue to be interfered with and arrested for doing nothing more than taking pictures in public.
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Art and Architecture of Occupy Oakland

Art and Architecture of Occupy Oakland | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Dubbed 'our artist-and-architect-in residence' by the Tactical Action Committee and the Vigil Committee of Occupy Oakland, my art and architectural interventions attempt to assert the positive and community-building spirit of many factions within...
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A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling

A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
From cave paintings to Maurice Sendak, or what modern ebooks can learn from mid-century design icons.
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Photographers starting to fight back against 'excessive' security measures

Photographers starting to fight back against 'excessive' security measures | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Many heavy-handed security staff don't appear to understand the law when it comes to citizen photography. Trouble is, neither do the photographers.
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Art History As Cultural History - Aby Warburg - edited by Richard Woodfield

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Art History As Cultural History - Aby Warburg - edited by Richard Woodfield in Books, Comics Magazines , Non-Fiction , The Arts , Fine Arts Art History |eBay (Art History As Cultural History - Aby Warburg - edited by Richard Woodfield
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How To Encourage People To Change Their Own Minds — PsyBlog

How To Encourage People To Change Their Own Minds — PsyBlog | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Self-persuasion: let people talk themselves around to your point of view.
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Photographer With Lawsuit Against L.A. Sheriff's Dept. Detained Once Again | Pixiq

Photographer With Lawsuit Against L.A. Sheriff's Dept. Detained Once Again | Pixiq | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
A pair of bullying Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies detained a photographer who snapped their picture on Hollywood Blvd, accusing him of all kinds of false crimes before handcuffing him and searching through his camera bag without consent.
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Jimmie Durham | e-flux

Jimmie Durham | e-flux | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

“My work might be considered ‘interventionist’ because it works against the two foundations of the European tradition: Belief and Architecture. My work is against the connection of art to architecture, to the ‘statue,’ to monumentality. I want it to be investigative, and therefore not ‘impressive,’ not believable.”
–Jimmie Durham, 2003

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The New Photojournalistic Social Advocacy: Nuru Project | LightBox | TIME.com

The New Photojournalistic Social Advocacy: Nuru Project | LightBox | TIME.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Nuru Project helps photojournalists make a difference in the world—but it also re-introduces the frequently discussed matter of whether the journalist’s job is to make that difference or to record things as they are.
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Photography by Jeffrey Stockbridge » Creative Photography Blog

Photography by Jeffrey Stockbridge » Creative Photography Blog | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Jeffrey Stockbridge is a photographer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2005, he placed runner up in the New York Times Magazine “Capture the Times” college photography contest.
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Do Corporate Sponsors at MOCA Have Censorship Authority?

Do Corporate Sponsors at MOCA Have Censorship Authority? | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Do Corporate Sponsors at MOCA Have Censorship Authority?
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Leica unveils it first black-and-white digital camera - the Leica M Monochrom [update] - British Journal of Photography

Leica unveils it first black-and-white digital camera - the Leica M Monochrom [update] - British Journal of Photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Pay more, get less.

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Discover Where Landscape Painters Created Their Famous Works on Your Phone

Discover Where Landscape Painters Created Their Famous Works on Your Phone | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
This Kickstarter app will send you a push notification you when you are strolling through the inspiration for a famous work of art. It will guide you to see the spot from the same angle as the artist who stood there before you.
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Cooler Insights: The Role of Semiotics in Marketing

Cooler Insights: The Role of Semiotics in Marketing | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Semiotics is a branch of cultural anthropology which looks at the use of signs and symbols as means of communicating and conveying meaning.

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The Art of Shadow and Light | Mighty Optical Illusions

The Art of Shadow and Light | Mighty Optical Illusions | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The real key to making shadow art isn't the shadow itself, but the light and the objects blocking the light that eventually come together to make an image in...
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Meet the Curator

Meet the Curator | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
In advance of the Meet the Curator event, Creative Derbyshire ran two development workshops, 'Prepare Your Marketing Approach', with Rachael Chambers from Ferrers Gallery .  The workshops were very...
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This 121-Megapixel Photo of Earth Will Make Your Jaw Drop

This 121-Megapixel Photo of Earth Will Make Your Jaw Drop | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Need something to put things into perspective on a Monday morning? Our suggestion: The largest single-shot photo of Earth ever taken.
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Ctrl+P: Photography taken offline – Rachelle Mozman

Ctrl+P: Photography taken offline – Rachelle Mozman | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Ctrl+P: Photography taken offline is an exciting venture at Catherine Edelman Gallery inspired by the hundreds of photographs we see on blogs and online galleries. Started in January 2011, CEG introduces Chicagoans to new artists we find while searching the web, exhibiting a small selection of one person’s work every two months, taking the pictures offline and putting them on the wall.


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Historical Superhero Captures

Historical Superhero Captures | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Historical Superhero Captures - Real-world events often inspire popular culture to create inspiring characters to influence hope and unity. In this case, these Aran Harahap photog...
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Psychedelic Sheets of Soap Film - My Modern Metropolis

Psychedelic Sheets of Soap Film - My Modern Metropolis | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Dutch artist Nicky Assmann has taken the core ingredients of soap bubbles and created a mesmerizing cinematic installation around the swirling visuals in her…...
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Death To Street Art?

Death To Street Art? | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
A new mural in Hamtramck claims street art has gone mainstream, and it's causing enough controversy to show public opinion on graffiti remains divided.
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And You Thought Your Commute Was Rough

And You Thought Your Commute Was Rough | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The riders of Tokyo's famously crowded subways are the subject of a photographic series by Hong Kong-based photographer Michael Wolf.
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