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Artistic Occupation: Camouflaging Difference in Photographic Imagery of the Middle East

Pasternak, Gil (2012) Artistic Occupation: Camouflaging Difference in Photographic Imagery of the Middle East. In: Visual Communication and Globalization Symposium, 19 September 2012, University of Leeds. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In this invited presentation I looked into processes of cultural exchange and hybridisation carried out in and through photographic practices and images. It focused on nineteenth-, twentieth-, and twenty-first century visual negotiations of social identities in the Middle East, in the light of colonialist expansion and military conquest. I demonstrated that these inform the visual vocabularies and subjectivities in question, complicating normative narratives about, and the perception of the peoples living in this geographical terrain.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Public Lecture)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
T Technology > TR Photography
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
Depositing User: Catriona Mcara
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 11:19
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 16:41
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/15724

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