The Other Camera
An Exhibit Curated by Paul Weinberg


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  • Host Department: Institute for the Humanities
  • Date: 01/22/2014 - 02/19/2014
  • Time: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

  • Location: Institute for the Humanities Gallery, 202 S. Thayer

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  • Description:

    Note: The gallery is open M-F, 9am-5pm.

    Opening Reception: Thursday, February 6, 5-6:30pm

    The Other Camera explores the world from the standpoint of participatory, and community photographers. It poses important questions - how do photographers from communities in Africa and specifically South Africa photograph their own people, environment, cultures and events? More importantly, it asks how vernacular photography developed and how it has reframed itself in relation to modernity, transformation and globalization. more

    Click here to view The Other Camera catalog.

    Click here to read Michael Godby's essay "Double-Take: Reflections on Two Collections of South African Double-Exposure Portrait Photographs."

    Click here to read John Peffer's essay “Together in the Picture.”

    Click here to check out the self-portraits taken by visitors to The Other Camera exhibition. Want to add your self-portrait? Just stop by the exhibit, have a seat, and use our set-up to take your picture and have it automatically added.