Exhibition: ELIZABETH GERTSAKIS – GIRLS IN OUR TOWN 13 – 29 July 2017, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne

Κορίτσια της πόλης μας 2017. Elizabeth Gertsakis' exhibition Girls In Our Town: Women in the Shadow of 'The Magnificent Empire' gives insight into the Florina Prefecture from 1900-1918 and 2017. Noli Me Tangere (Don't Touch Me) 2017, Digital print on metallic silver acrylic, 60 x 91 cm (Source: postcards of Muslim women, Florina, Greece 1916-18. Photographic Section,…Read more Exhibition: ELIZABETH GERTSAKIS – GIRLS IN OUR TOWN 13 – 29 July 2017, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne

EXHIBITION: Portrayals of History, Voula Papaioannou – Dimitris Harissiadis 1940-1960. Thessaloniki Photography Museum, works from the Benaki Museum Photographic Archives.

via Thessaloniki Photography Museum Portrayals of History Voula Papaioannou – Dimitris Harissiadis 1940-1960 Works from the Benaki Museum Photographic Archives Duration: 06/04/2017-10/09/2017, Opening: 06/04/2017, at 20:00 Venue: Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (Warehouse Α’, 1st floor, Port of Thessaloniki) Curated by: Alexandra Moschovi – Manolis Skoufias The exhibition brings together the work of two photographers who,…Read more EXHIBITION: Portrayals of History, Voula Papaioannou – Dimitris Harissiadis 1940-1960. Thessaloniki Photography Museum, works from the Benaki Museum Photographic Archives.

Exhibition: Greek Women in the beginning of the 20th Century. 13 – 30 March, 2017. Thessaloniki.

Διάρκεια έκθεσης 13 – 30 Μαρτίου 2017 Δευτέρα – Παρασκευή 10:00 – 14:00, 18:00 – 21:00 Αγίας Σοφίας 38 546 22 Θεσσαλονίκη - Tηλ. 2310 220 700, 277 911 - fax. 2310 277 768 |faath@otenet.gr

CONFERENCE ON THE HISTORY OF GREEK PHOTOGRAPHY

ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗΣ ΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑΣ CONFERENCE ON THE HISTORY OF GREEK PHOTOGRAPHY Το Συνέδριο για την Ιστορία της Ελληνικής Φωτογραφίας που θα διεξαχθεί στις 30/9 και 1/10, κατά τη διάρκεια των ΦΣΚ 2016, είναι το καθιερωμένο forum για την παρουσίαση ανακοινώσεων και αποτελεσμάτων έρευνας γύρω από κάθε έκφανση της ελληνικής φωτογραφίας. Προτάσεις για…Read more CONFERENCE ON THE HISTORY OF GREEK PHOTOGRAPHY

Why does photographic history matter? by Beatriz Pichel

Photographic Histories

Recently, I was asked to do a presentation on why photographic history matters. Here was my response:

In this presentation, I will argue that photographic history matters as never before. Its potential as a method of research turn it into a critical and strategic discipline in academia. More important, photographic history matters because it makes a positive impact on areas such as teaching, digital humanities, public engagement and policymaking.

Photographic history examines photographs, both in their physical and digital presentation, as well as a broad array of material, from cameras to developing processes, artificial lighting, printing and enlargement techniques, journals, treatises, magazines, etc. In some cases the sources coincide with the object of study. For instance, in works dedicated to photographers or to particular genres. In other cases, photographic materials are the sources but not the object of study. Photographs have been used to examine, for instance, the standardisation…

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