October 31: Photo Collections

Walter Grasskamp, The Book on the Floor: André Malraux and the Imaginary Museum (Getty Research Institute, 2016)

PRESENTATIONS: Cristina, Brittany, Elena


Akram Zaatari, The Desert Panorama, via the Tate


Tina M. Campt, Image Matters: Archive, Photography, and the African Diaspora in Europe (Durham: Duke University Press, 2012); Costanza Caraffa, “From ‘Photo Libraries’ to ‘Photo Archives’: On the Epistemological Potential of Art-Historical Collections” in Photo Archives and the Photographic Memory of Art History, ed. Costanza Caraffa (Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2011): 11-44; Paul Conway & Ricardo Punzalan, “Fields of Vision: Toward a New Theory of Visual Literacy for Digitized Archival Photographs,” Archivaria 71 (Spring 2011): 63-97; Elizabeth Edwards’s 5 Excellent Blog Posts for the Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland (2016); *Gregg Mitman and Kelley Wilder, eds., Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016); Tim Schlak, “Framing Photographs, Denying Archives: The Difficult of Focusing on Archival Photographs,” Archival Science 8 (2008: 85-101; Joan Schwartz, “Negotiating the Visual Turn: New Perspectives on Images and Archives,” American Archivist 67 (Spring/Summer 2004) (and other works by Schwartz); Sara Shatford, “Analyzing the Subject of a Picture: A Theoretical Approach,” Cataloguing & Classification Quarterly 6:3 (1986): 39-62; *Allan Sekula, “The Body and the Archive” October 39 (Winter 1986): 3-64; Ernst Van Alphen, Staging the Archive: Art and Photography in the Age of New Media (London: Reaktion, 2014); Doireann Wallace, “Words as Keys to the Image Bank” In Revisualizing Visual Culture, eds. Chris Bailey & Hazel Gardiner (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010): 83-96; Akram Zaatari, “Against Photography: Conversation with Mark Westmoreland,” Aperture 210 (February 2013): 60-5.

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