The right to the city is associated with possession of urban history. Is a public and inclusive historian practice possible to achieve this?
Tag Archive for ‘Photographs (Fotografien)’
Narrar o presente, recordar o passado
This article tells the story of a photographic exhibition collectively produced between a university and a school in the interior of Brazil.
Wahrnehmung als subjektive Konstruktion: Doppelbilder
This text examines the role of stereoscopy in the 30-minute film poem “1:1” (Germany 2021, Telemach Wiesinger).
Missing Pictures? Towards an Alternative Visual History of 1989
Abstract: Like any revolution, the toppling of Communist rule across Eastern Europe lasts in memories through iconic images. Yet the camera does not capture in a uniform way revolutions and… Read More ›
Images of Revolution and Transformation
Abstract: The images of crowds demonstrating in the streets of Germany in the cities of 1989 have permanently gone down in history. This process culminated in the fall of the… Read More ›
The Power of Images
Abstract: Although decades have passed since the transition of 1989/90, the analysis of iconic images depicting these events encounters many difficulties. Just as collective memories compete with each other, the… Read More ›
War Photo Limited. Another Look at War
In 1991 began the siege of Dubrovnik by the Yugoslav army, controlled by the Serbs. The siege was widely covered by the media. Since 2004 a photo gallery in this city devotes itself exclusively to war photography.
Photographs and Occupied Cities
Historical photos are a favoured instrument of Public Historians, especially in exhibitions. They evoke emotions and create narrative dimensions for a broad audience.