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2018-11-20T22:04:56Z
Video Title:
E. P. Richardson Symposium: New Perspectives on Portraiture: The Other’s Other
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New Perspectives on Portraiture: “The Other’s Other: Portrait Photography in Latin America, 1890-1930” by Juanita Solano Roa From the Edgar P. Richardson Symposium: New Perspectives on Portraiture at the National Portrait Gallery, Sept. 20, and Sept. 21, 2018 Day 1, Session 1: Materiality and the Profession of Portraiture Juanita Solano Roa PhD candidate, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University “The Other’s Other: Portrait Photography in Latin America, 1890-1930” Solano Roa investigates the supposed contradictions in the photographic works by several artists of Latin American peasants at the turn of the 20th century. “The Other’s Other: Portrait Photography in Latin America, 1890-1930” considers a broader perspective of contemporary photography through “backwardness”, looking at negative photographic plates and the compositional decisions of marginalized artists. While discussing how edits were made to photographs both to erase indigenous culture and to elevate it, Solano Roa asks us to question the indexical nature of photography that we so often take for granted.
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21 min 18 sec
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Portraits  Search this
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Education  Search this
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