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Author Brizuela, Natalia, author.

Title The matter of photography in the Americas / Natalia Brizuela and Jodi Roberts ; with contributions by Lisa Blackmore ... [and eight others].

Published Stanford, CA : Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University and Stanford University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  770 BRIZ    AVAILABLE
Physical description 231 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Notes "This Publication accompanies the exhibition The matter of photography in the Americas, organized by the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, on view from February 7 to April 30, 2018"--Title page verso.
Includes works by artists from Mexico, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and the United States.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-228)
Summary Latin American and Latino artists have used photography to engage with modern media landscapes and critique globalized economies since the 1960s. But rarely are these artists considered leaders in discussions about the theory and scholarship of photography or included in conversations about the radical transformations of photography in the digital era. 'The Matter of Photography in the Americas' presents the work of more than eighty artists working in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and Latino communities in the United States who all have played key roles in transforming the medium and critiquing its uses. Artists like Alfredo Jaar, Oscar Munoz, Ana Mendieta, and Teresa Margolles highlight photography's ability to move beyond the impulse simply to document the world at large. Instead, their work questions the relationship between representation and visibility. With nearly 200 full-color images, this book brings together drawings, prints, installations, photocopies, and three-dimensional objects in an investigation and critique of the development and artistic function of photography. Essays on key works and artists shed new light on the ways photographs are made and consumed. Pressing at the boundaries of what defines culturally specific, photography-centric artwork, this book looks at how artists from across the Americas work with and through photography as a critical tool.00Exhibition: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford, USA (07.02. - 30.04.2018).
Other author Roberts, Jodi, author.
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University.
Subject Photography -- Political aspects -- Latin America -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Political aspects -- Mexico -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Political aspects -- Caribbean Area -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Political aspects -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Social aspects -- Latin America -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Social aspects -- Caribbean Area -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Social aspects -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions.
Documentary photography -- Exhibitions.
Political persecution in art -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 9781503605428