1. Photographic images have proliferated in recent times more than they ever did - due to the Internet, and new technological devices. Has it changed the very nature of the photographical fact? See the complete program here: po.st/plateforme2015

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  2. The crisis induced in painting by the technical invention of photography gave birth to postromantic art, and modern art: today, two hundred years later, what has happened with it? See the complete program here: po.st/plateforme2015

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  3. Photography can be used not only to say what is, but also as an ambiguous tool to change the nature of representation. How can we invent fictions under the guise of capturing reality? See the complete program here: po.st/plateforme2015

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  4. Any photographic representation makes of its object an object. All that is captured runs the risk of becoming a thing. And any ‘thing’ taken becomes more than a thing. How does photography affect our relationship to the world? See the complete program here: po.st/plateforme2015

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  5. La photographie a accompagné les mouvements politiques. Dans la civilisation de l'image, elle fait plus que bien des mots. Et pourtant, sa prolifération l'a rendue invisible. La photographie peut-elle encore faire voir le monde et la cité, tels qu'ils sont? Le programme complet ici: po.st/plateforme2015

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PARIS PHOTO - PLATFORM 2015 - PHOTOGRAPHY AFTER THE CRISIS/ LA PHOTOGRAPHIE APRES LA CRISE

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Photography has traditionally been considered as the origin of the crisis of representation that manifested itself at the beginning of the 19th century, through politics, literature and art. Two centuries later, it seems possible to suture that rupture,…


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Photography has traditionally been considered as the origin of the crisis of representation that manifested itself at the beginning of the 19th century, through politics, literature and art. Two centuries later, it seems possible to suture that rupture, and to consider what can be, today, the new forms of life for a form that has experienced its crisis.

Donatien Grau, (University of Oxford), put together this series that consisted in six panel discussions. It aimed at featuring different modalities of the photographic world: photography dialogues with notions and problems, from politics to painting, and encompass the relation to things, fiction, the impact of the Internet, and the very particular presentation the medium provides of the artistic event - somewhere between reproduction and re-production.

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