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  • 1. summary and lecture onroland barthes’ camera lucida barbara leung
  • 2. roland barthes (1915-80)french theorist and philosophercamera lucida; 1979re ection on photography
  • 3. understanding desireand nature of photography
  • 4. foreword by geoff dyer “dismantling of own authority” sontag (qtd in barthes xii)
  • 5. secondary meaningonly extractable and possiblewith context
  • 6. object of three practices:operator ; photographerspectator ; usspectrum ; target
  • 7. “a kind of little simulacrum...this word retains... a relation to ‘spectacle’ (9) ”
  • 8. intersection of two processes;chemical and physical
  • 9. “ advent of myself as an other (13) ”
  • 10. studium element creating interestin photograph in order of likingand culture being key
  • 11. punctum that which bruises,disturbs the studium,and animates
  • 12. functions;to inform, to represent,to surprise, to cause to signify,to provoke desire (28)
  • 13. subversive when pensive
  • 14. cinema presentsimmediate death of frame
  • 15. photography is fastened down
  • 16. concession to understanding desirebut not eidos of photography (60)
  • 17. recreation and memory
  • 18. and the lending ofoneself to photography (67)
  • 19. power of authentication exceedsthat of representation (89)
  • 20. the personal punctum;time
  • 21. experiencing photographs andthe air and truth
  • 22. noeme essence of photography“that has been”
  • 23. taming the photograph bymaking it an art andbanalizing it
  • 24. examplesof photography
  • 25. “photographic shock”vs punctum
  • 26. Halsman, Philippe.Dali Atomicus. Personalities. Magnum Photos, 1948.
  • 27. Meiselas, Susan.Muchachos Take over Neighborhood and Put on Captured National Guard Uniforms. NICARAGUA. Magnum Photos, Managua, 1981.
  • 28. Klein, William.Professor Jean Bernard, Académie Française. The Cleveland Museum of Art Collection, 1989.
  • 29. Towell, Larry.A Tear Gas Canister Is Caught in Mid-Air as It Is Shot through Clouds of Tear Gas as Riot Police Confront Protesters on Cote Dabraham near an Entrance Point of the 3.8 Km Wire Mesh Wall Constructed Prior to the Ftaa Summit of the Americas. Magnum Photos, Quebec City, 2001.
  • 30. habitablevs visitable
  • 31. View of Eiffel Tower. The annual meeting of Magnum Photos stockholders, held in Paris. Over four days the members discuss photography and issues facing the company in the year ahead. Magnum Photos, Paris, 2008.
  • 32. Qualls, Larry.Boys Cutting through a Hedge, Vancouver. Contemporary Art (Larry Qualls Archive), Vancouver 2003.
  • 33. animationof eroticism
  • 34. Kaprow, Allan.Rates of Exchange: Clothing: Det.: Woman Undressing. 1975.
  • 35. Kaprow, Allan.Rates of Exchange: Clothing: Det.: Woman Undressing. 1975.
  • 36. sharedstudium
  • 37. Union Square. 1910. Shorpy Historical Photo Archive, New York.
  • 38. timeas punctum
  • 39. Delano, Jack. The Handsome Family. 1941. Resettlement Administration, Lacona.
  • 40. Eisenstaedt, Alfred.V-J Day Times Square. 1945.
  • 41. Scianna, Ferdinando. French Writer and Semologist Roland Barthes. 1977. Magnum Photos, Paris.
  • 42. barbara leung hirebarb.comme@barbaraleung.com @barb_leung