Photography and Anthropology. Christopher Pinney. Reaktion Books, London, pages, with 89 illustrations, 68 colour. Softcover. Buy Photography and Anthropology (Exposures) by Christopher Pinney (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free. In Photography and Anthropology, Christopher Pinney presents a provocative and readable account of the strikingly parallel histories of the two disciplines.
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Photography and Anthropology reveals how anthropology provides the tools to re-imagine the power and magic of all photographic practices. Though viewed as modern and rational, this quality of photography in fact propelled anthropologists towards the ‘primitive’ lives of those they studied. Steven Feld, University of New Mexico.
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On the Materiality of Images Material Cultures. Review quote ‘A masterful synthesis of his twenty years of explorations into christoper parallel histories of anthropology and photography, Chris Pinney’s intellectual archeologies of image, observation, and evidence are at once deeply historical, deeply contemporary, deeply critical, and deeply provocative.
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This book provides an accessible and succinct exploration of the two practices and the ways in which photography has been made to do anthropological work. Special offers and product promotions Also check our best rated Photography Book reviews. Reaktion Books 1 April Language: Though viewed as modern and rational, this quality of photography in fact propelled anthropologists towards the ‘primitive’ lives of those they studied. For later anthropologists, this same quality became grounds to critique an imaging practice that failed to capture movement and process.
I can’t imagine a more vivid blow-up of how the photographic magic of realism mirrors and shadows the anthropological realism of magic. For later anthropologists, this same quality became grounds to critique an imaging practice that failed to capture movement and process.
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Not only was the book cheaper, but it was brand new as well, exactly as stated in the description. As Pinney effectively points out, photography and photogrxphy grew up together, and an investigation which deconstructs their contexts of use brings out some very useful insights into the construction of an anthropological way of looking and the application of a technology for looking.
The photography part is ok. In this excellent book to teach undergraduates, thoughts of theoreticians and anthropological luminaries are balanced by indigenous voices readers need to hear. He is the author of Camera Indica: Cultural and Social Anthropology. Photography and Ireland Justin Carville.
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