Authoring lives and the burden of representation

Davis, Peter 2006, Authoring lives and the burden of representation, International journal of the humanities, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 61-73.

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Title Authoring lives and the burden of representation
Author(s) Davis, Peter
Journal name International journal of the humanities
Volume number 3
Issue number 4
Start page 61
End page 73
Publisher Common Ground Publishing
Place of publication Altona, Vic.
Publication date 2006
ISSN 1447-9508
1447-9559
Keyword(s) photojournalism
representation
otherness
story telling
Summary An examination of some the current practices and dilemmas of photojournalism, particularly with regard to the documenting of pain and of otherness. This is looked at in the context of the death of the photo essay and the relegation of the photojournalist to that of a hunter/gatherer. In support of my argument of a current crissi of photojournalism I draw on some of my own practical experience and I include some of my images and captions with this paper.
Notes Reproduced with the specific permission of the copyright owner.
Language eng
Field of Research 190503 Lens-based Practice
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2006, Common Ground
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30003606

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