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Simona Arillotta

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Morfologia della lacrima: immagini della sofferenza nel fotoreportage di guerra contemporaneo digital
format: Article | COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2016 - 1. Snapshot Culture. The Photographic Experience in the Post-Medium Age
Year: 2016
This article analyses the construction of pain, as dramatization of suffering, in contemporary photojournalism culture. By studying three pictures, shot during different conflicts and awarded prizes by the World Press Photo Association, this contribution examines how the repetition of Western iconography ‘figural models’ – such as the mater dolorosa and the pietas – forms part of a dramatization strategy involving the photographic act...
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