Tag Archives: curated by Jirge Ribalta

Art Monthly June 2011









Photography as Work

Art Monthly feature Photography as Work written by Stephanie Schwartz is discussed with Matt Hale.

“The recent wave of protests in the Middle East has markedly reinvigorated long-held debates about photography’s utopian promise…..Some among us are suspicious of the indymedia revolution”.

Stephanie questions the utopian potential of digital photography with reference to the  exhibitions curated by Jirge Ribalta- specifically A Hard and Merciless Light: The Worker-Photography Movement. 1926- 1939 at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid- 6th April –  August  22nd.

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