Posts tagged "photojournalism"

Picturing A Brave Old World: Sebastião Salgado’s “Genesis”

The modern world is a rush of industry, traffic, and whirring machinery. In 1932 Aldous Huxley predicted a ‘a brave new world’, but Sebastião Salgado has documented the striking existence of indigenous populations that have escaped the industrial buzz. Genesis is a collection of photographs that capture wildlife, nature and people in pockets of the...
THE INCORRUPTIBLE MEDIUM - The Power of Photojournalism

THE INCORRUPTIBLE MEDIUM – The Power of Photojournalism

After reading an amazing book on the horrors of colonisation in Africa called King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild – specifically focusing on the brutality seen in the Congo in the late 19th Century and early 20th Century by journalist-turned-explorer Henry Morton Stanley - I began thinking about the certain ‘labels’ society puts on people…...