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The documentary uses of Photography- part 2

Already from the early phases of the history of Photography, the  camera played a crucial role as a medium of representation of the non-fictional. The origins of the documentary view can be traced in the 1930s when the social and … Continue reading

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The documentary uses of Photography- part 1

If someone takes a look at the entry “documentary” as an adjective in Oxford Dictionary they will read: 1 consisting of or based on official documents:                                                                documentary evidence of regular payments from the company 2 using pictures or interviews with … Continue reading

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Documenting Death-Part 1

Recently we have been once more testimonies of the importance of the evidential power that photographs still retain in the minds of the spectators. The execution of Osama Bin Laden gave rise to a huge debate over the truthfulness of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the desert of the visual…

Slices of Visuality is a blog about images, looking and seeing run by Stella Pekiaridi. It is a fruit of her special interest in visual culture after completing her postgraduate studies in Communication, Media and Culture at Panteion University of … Continue reading

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