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ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHS, PUBLIC CULTURE, AND LIBERAL DEMOCRACY

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December 4th, 2009

Photographic Exhibition: Act of State

Posted by Hariman in conferences & shows

ACT OF STATE

Une histoire photographiée de l’occupation israélienne 1967 — 2007

(A Photographic History of the Israeli Occupation, 1967-2007)

Act of State

Curated by Ariella Azoulay

Centre de la photographie

Geneva, Switzerland

ACT OF STATE is the first photographic history of the occupation of the Palestinian territories. This exhibition documents both a history of facts and a history of representations.  The 700 photographs taken by 50 photographers are printed on A4 sheets from digital files.  The images also are available in an Italian catalogue published by Bruno Mondadori in 2008.

28, re des Bains, Ch-11205, Geneve

t +41 22 329 28 35/F +41 22 320 99 04

epg@centrephotogeneve.ch

www.centrephotogeneve.ch

December 3, 2009-January 17, 2010

Photograph by Rina Castelnuovo, 1997.  See also Ariella Azoulay, The Civil Contract of Photography.

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  1. on June 16th, 2010 at 6:13 am

    Superb graphic images that as you say need no captions.
    Great blog. Keep up the good work, Will be checking back.
    Regards
    Donna-Michelle

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