MT: PHOTOGRAPHY FRAMING POVERTY

In 2011 I received my MA in Film and Photograpic studies . I wrote my thesis about  the post-colonial photographic representation of poverty used by NGO nowadays versus the colonial photographic representation of racial theories used by antropologist in 19th and early 20th century. I analyzed this through the contempory artwork Enjoy Poverty by artist Renzo Martens.

READ HERE THE COMPLETE THESIS

 

PHOTOGRAPHY FRAMING POVERTY

Photographic production as colonizing practice: the construction of the ‘non-Western subject in crisis’ analyzed through the film Episode III: Enjoy Poverty by Renzo Martens

Master Thesis Film and Photographic Studies

Institute for Cultural Disciplines

Faculty of Humanities
Leiden University
Amsterdam, August 15, 2011

Readers

Mw Dr. Helen Westgeest

Mw. Prof. Dr. Kitty Zijlmans

 

 

image source: missionariesofafrica.org  photographer :unknown