Photography in Latin America

Images and Identities Across Time and Space

Historical photographs taken in Latin America have now become key sites for memory politics, ethnographic imagination, and the negotiation of identity. This volume opens up a set of questions relating to the contemporaneous agency of images as well as their current appropriation via new technologies. Case studies of pictures taken in Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Brazil analyze these processes by tracing how the images have been resignified over time and space. The contributions examine photographs that have been recently rediscovered by such diverse actors as European museums, human rights organizations, anthropologists, shamans, local historians, and communities of internet users.

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2016-05-18, 242 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-3317-7

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Author(s)
Gisela Cánepa Koch / Ingrid Kummels (eds.)
Book title
Photography in Latin America Images and Identities Across Time and Space
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
242
Features
kart., zahlr. z.T. farb. Abb.
ISBN
978-3-8376-3317-7
DOI
Commodity Group
1510
BIC-Code
HBTR JFD AJ JFC
BISAC-Code
POL045000 PHO005000 SOC022000
THEMA-Code
NHTR JBCT AJ JBCC
Release date
2016-05-18
Edition
1
Topics
Postkolonialismus, Fotografie, Erinnerungskultur
Readership
Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Ethnography
Keywords/Tags
Latin America, Photography, Visual Culture, Memory, Visual Anthropology, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Postcolonialism, Memory Culture, Visual Studies, Cultural Studies

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