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China: Up Close, Personal, in Flux

China: Up Close, Personal, in Flux | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
In "Changsha," Rian Dundon's series from the Chinese city where he lived, the place becomes somewhat lost. The images are part of a personal narrative, scenes culled from experience.
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University of Colorado will no longer demand copyright from students | Poynter.

Standing for journalism, strengthening democracy | Journalism training, media news & how to's...
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Are News Photography Standards Out of Touch With the Cameras Everywhere World We Inhabit? : Video For Change

Are News Photography Standards Out of Touch With the Cameras Everywhere World We Inhabit? : Video For Change | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

A growing global trend of employing facial recognition technologies (FRTs) has increased risks of compromising the privacy and safety of anyone filmed or photographed, especially in countries with repressive governments. WITNESS is concerned with how this trend affects activists, but I wondered how professional photographers are adapting to this changing atmosphere. Have their conceptions of ethical photography been altered? Have their own technological strategies changed?

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BBC and Arts Council launch joint digital Space for culture

BBC and Arts Council launch joint digital Space for culture | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Partnership set to offer hundreds of hours of new and archived arts programming online, on mobile and on digital TV.
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From Jabba the Hutt to shipping disasters – the inspiration for Turner Prize art

From Jabba the Hutt to shipping disasters – the inspiration for Turner Prize art | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Spartacus Chetwynd (38)...
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Art Across The City | LOCWS International

Art Across The City | LOCWS International | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

'Art Across The High Street’ is a partnership project with the City & County of Swansea, Coastal Housing Group and LOCWS International to improve the street scene and contribute to the regeneration of the city’s High Street. LOCWS International has commissioned several artists from Swansea to create a series of artworks on disused retail units and hoardings.

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Liu Bolin is Lost in Art - My Modern Metropolis

Liu Bolin is Lost in Art - My Modern Metropolis | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, we brought you the outstanding collaboration between French street artist JR and Chinese contemporary artist Liu Bolin, aka the Invisible M…...
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Jim McGuigan - From Cultural Populism to Cool Capitalism

Jim McGuigan's introduction to the debate about Cultural Populism amb Cool Capitalism in 2011. Jim McGuigan: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ss/staff/mcgu...
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This Week In Photography Books – William Eggleston

This Week In Photography Books – William Eggleston | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
by Jonathan Blaustein Surely you’ve heard of Jeremy Lin? (The Knicks Harvard-educated, Asian-American point guard.) A better question might be, have you heard of him lately? Probably not.
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Photojournalisms - VII The Magazine

Photojournalisms - VII The Magazine | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The notion of 'home' has shifting significance for Ed Kashi, aphotojournalist who travels the world documenting social andpolitical issues. For the past 30 years, Kashi...

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Maria Gruzdeva wins the IdeasTap Photographic Award age 16-22 category - British Journal of Photography

Maria Gruzdeva wins the IdeasTap Photographic Award age 16-22 category - British Journal of Photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

"Young photographer Maria Gruzdeva has won £5000 and a paid internship at Magnum Photos with a set of images exploring The Borders of Russia in the 2011 IdeasTap Photographic Award"


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Are Indie Movies Getting Too Pretty?

Are Indie Movies Getting Too Pretty? | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
As HD cameras gain ubiquity, arthouse flims are starting to all look the same.
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Ukraine art 'swapped for fakes'

Ukraine art 'swapped for fakes' | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Two valuable paintings in the offices of the Ukrainian government have been mysteriously swapped for replicas, it is claimed.
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Turner, Bacon, Freud, Constable? No, Britain is Banksy country

Turner, Bacon, Freud, Constable? No, Britain is Banksy country | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Cheeky, yes. Rebellious, definitely. But quintessentially British?
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POESIA "MORE FORCE THAN JUDGEMENT"

In this exhibition entitled, More Force than Judgment, Poesia draws inspiration from a quote by renaissance biographer Giorgio Vasari describing the work of Tintoretto.
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Documentary Photography, Photojournalism, and Fine Art Photography in the 1990s and 2000s

Documentary Photography, Photojournalism, and Fine Art Photography in the 1990s and 2000s | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

In the latest in a recent series of articles on Thomas Hoepker’s September 11th image, Joerg Colberg of Conscientious published a well-written piece entitled “How we give photographs meaning.” 


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Creative Review - The Art of the Olympics

Creative Review - The Art of the Olympics | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The best in visual communication...
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Seth's Blog: Volatility and value

Seth's Blog: Volatility and value | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The fine art market continues to generate headline-making sales. This year, paintings by Warhol and Munch are expected to sell for more than $50 million each. What makes a painting famous enough to sell for that much money?
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Photographs Not Taken

Photographs Not Taken | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Astute readers may have noticed that not too many new blog entries have appeared here in the last few weeks.So, Photographs Not Taken well summarizes my body of work over the last several weeks ;-) But it also reminds me of other genuine "Photographs Not Taken" moments I experienced in the past, when, even though I was in the right state of mind and soul, and had perfectly well functioning camera and gear by my side, the photograph I wanted to take - the photograph I needed to take - I did not take, and is now gone forever.


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Juxtapoz Magazine - Portraits Made of Layers of Wire by Seung Mo Park | Current

Juxtapoz Magazine - Portraits Made of Layers of Wire by Seung Mo Park | Current | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Online version of the leading monthly contemporary and underground art bible, Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine, with featured articles, blogs, video, reader art, gallery guides, forums, and archives.
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Does taking a photo stop you from living in the moment? - Focal Point

Does taking a photo stop you from living in the moment? - Focal Point | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Documenting every single event in your life in photo or video form detracts from the enjoyment of the experience. Here's why you should be a little more choosy in what you snap.
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Portraits of Greece in Crisis

Portraits of Greece in Crisis | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
After years of building up more than $400 billion in debt, Greece was devastated by the recent global economic crisis...

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Historical Photographs of Scientists in Love

Historical Photographs of Scientists in Love | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Some couples are lucky enough to share not only their passions for one another, but their joint passion for scientific exploration.
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Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creator Should Remember But We Often Forget

Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creator Should Remember But We Often Forget | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
What T.S. Eliot has to do with genetics and the optimal investment theory for your intellectual life.
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