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family projections

Flusser insisted that photographs project possibilities, rather than “capturing” or “recording” or “reproducing” anything.  So all those lovely shots you may have of yourself as a very young child, smiling at the camera–or not — should…

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Art as Ritual

Flusser felt that the term “art”– in the West — was almost always understood either as “work”–intended to change the world—or as “communication”—intended to share something with another person.  He thought both were wrong. “The…

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The image is a still from Paolo Ciregia’s project Perestroika, an account of the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2014.  It was shown as part of the Diffusion 2017 festival in Cardiff, 1 – 31…

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