This article explores how cultural heritage institutions have ordered and regulated contact with their publics via a negotiation of different visual communication technologies.
Amateur photographs must fulfill specific standards if they are to be used in professional news media. These standards include news value, credibility, ethics and taste, as well as the technical and aesthetic quality of images. The research presented in this article explores the value of...
Imaging Identity presents potent reflections on the human condition through the prism of portraiture. Taking digital imaging technologies and the dynamic and precarious dimensions of contemporary identity as critical reference points, these essays consider why portraits continue to have such galvanising...
The participation of amateurs in the production of news has been widely noted as a growing phenomenon. Recent research demonstrates that amateur photographs are understood as raw, additional or potential elements of news content making and are subject to a translation process. In this paper,...
Review of Asia Britain: A Photographic History by Susheila Nasta and Florian Stadtler which chronicals the histories of South Asians and their descendants in Britain through extensive public archival and private photographic material.
This report is the result of a review by the Attorney-General's Department into 'format shifting' and two new copyright exceptions to permit photographs and cinematograph films to be reproduced in a different format for private use, subject to certain conditions.In January 2008, the Attorney-General asked...
An exhibition of Australian artist Bill Henson's photographs, including some works depicting nude children, has provoked a debate between adults over the values that adults should hold in protecting children on one hand and in viewing art on the other. Children and young people themselves...
This report was commissioned by Arts Council England, West Midlands in order to map the opportunities and barriers facing the region's African, Caribbean and Asian visual arts sector, which includes artforms such as crafts, photography, digital media, film and fine art.