ARC 642 Architectural Theory and Design Research

Documenting the research, thoughts, and potential conclusion on the role of architectural imagery through past, present, and futures.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Week 4 - Lewis Payne photographed by Alexander Gardner

1 comment:

  1. Ranciere discusses the particular ability of photography to create distance between three distinct parties: the subject, the viewer, and the photographer.

    "The photograph's pensiveness might then be defined as this tangle between several forms of indeterminacy."

    -(Ranciere, "The Emancipated Spectator," 114)

    One source of this tangle is the tendency of the viewer to read into the motivations/thoughts/physical condition of the photographic subject, historical context only adds to the tangle.