Photography Between Poetry and Politics: The Critical Position of the Photographic Medium in Contemporary Art

Published last year by Leuven, distributed by Cornell: Hilde Van Gelder and Helen Westgeest, eds., Photography Between Poetry and Politics: The Critical Position of the Photographic Medium in Contemporary Art (Google, Amazon). Contents include:

  • Alexandra Moschovi, “Changing Places: The Rebranding of Photography as Contemporary Art”
  • Alexander Streitberger, “‘The Ambiguous Multiple-entendre’ (Baldessari) — Multimedia Art as Rebus”
  • Mechthild Widrich, “Can Photographs Make It So? Several Outbreaks of VALIE EXPORT’s Genital Panic 1969-2005”
  • Cliff Lawson, “Jeff Wall’s Cinematography and the Proximity of the Photograph”
  • Susan Laxton, “What Photographs Don’t Know”
  • T.J. Demos, “Recognizing the Unrecognized: The Photographs of Ahlam Shibli”