A new photo magazine was born: Else. It is produced by Musée de l'Elysée and claims to "break with an history of photography built on masterpieces". You can leaf through it on line.
For those in Paris, a very interesting workshop on visual studies in France and Europe.
Not really a cutting edge subject but it looks like the exhibition just opened in Houston is quite interesting. Daily Routine A Royal Navy sailor on board HMS Alcantara uses a portable sewing machine to repair a signal flag during a voyage to Sierra Leone, March 1942, Cecil Beaton, English (1904– ...
Italy is celebrating her 150th birthday. On the occasion Marco Pizzo, director of Museo centrale del Risorgimento in Rome, publishes a volume collecting photographs of the event. Taking this book and photos of Risorgimento as a starting point Michele Smargiassi, in his always interesting blog, ...
Press photo of today and photos as documents for history tomorrow. Another reflection on post-production, with some interesting comments, by Béat Brüsch, in his blog Mots d'images. Starting point a new publication of Nachtwey's pictures of 9/11.
A very interesting call for papers for a conference to be held in Naples in autumn. What did computer do to documents? What about the diplomatics of digital documents? Tha call for papers is "old" but I found it only now. Just few days left to try.
A conference on photographs' life out there in the big world.
Building the image of a community through history with old photos and other images. A new exhibitionby Jeremy Deller in an interview of the British Journal of Photography.
I think you all know the project of Photos Normandie. An on line photographic collection working on "redocumentarisation" with "crowdsourcing". The Bibliothèque de Cherbourg-Octeville is the first external partner to join the project, uploading on the flickr page of Photos Normandie, her photos on ...
Italian archival administration and a good number of archives, libraries and institutions have opened a portal on terrorism and political violence.