MA THESIS: PHOTOGRAPHY FRAMING POVERTY

READ>>>>>  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

In 2011 I received my MA in Film and Photograpic studies . I wrote my thesis about  the  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.PHOTOGRAPHY FRAMING POVERTY

Master Thesis Film and Photographic Studies

Institute for Cultural Disciplines

Faculty of Humanities
Leiden University
Amsterdam, August 15, 2011

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