Case Study 1.1: Dzhangal – Gideon Mendel

Case Study 1.1: Dzhangal – Gideon Mendel   Looking at Mendel’s work, I cannot help thinking about Ishiuchi Miyako and her work Hiroshima from a few years before. I have to admit, the work by Ishiuchi Miyako had more impact on me. Is it perhaps this wandering thought alone...

Home – De Tweede Wereldoorlog in honderd foto’s

https://in100fotos.nl/   A unique exhibition, created from citizen journalism during the second world war in the Netherlands. At the base of the exhibition, there was a nationwide call to send in private images from the period 1940-1945. An expert-jury pre-selected most and together with a public voting system, the...

Project 1: Eyewitnesses?

What and who can we believe? The closing line in the introduction page of this project and therefore, coursebook. I could not help noticing the unchanged text of this part of the coursebook was written in 2014, the references made from 2009, more than a decade ago. In 2009...

Exercise 1: ​The Impact of Citizen Journalism 

A difficult exercise and a rather heavy impact on my motivation to continue the course, at least it slowed me down for weeks. This is/was not the direction why I started studying photography as visual art, anyway. It begins with the definition—the difference between journalism and reporting. Taking a...