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Presentation made at the American Centre on 2nd November, dealing with photography and activism.

Presentation made at the American Centre on 2nd November, dealing with photography and activism.

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  • 1. Photography and new media for change Sanjana Hattotuwa TED Fellow
  • 2. Painted revolutions Capturing revolutions of yesteryear
  • 3. DelacroixFrench revolution
  • 4. Assault on the TuileriesFrench revolution
  • 5. American revolutionWashington Crossing the Delaware
  • 6. Peninsular WarSpain, 1808
  • 7. Shooting revolutions Capturing revolutions today
  • 8. EgyptJanuary 2011
  • 9. TunisiaJanuary 2011
  • 10. LibyaAugust 2011
  • 11. SyriaJune 2011
  • 12. IranJune 2009
  • 13. What’s changed?
  • 14. Democratisation of skill Hard Easy
  • 15. Economy of time Long Quick
  • 16. A wider public Rich, few, localFree, many, global
  • 17. More produced Hundreds a minute, immediatelyFew a year, after years
  • 18. Citizen produced Amateur, many, ubiquitousProfessional, few, expensive
  • 19. Better producedBoulevard du Temple, Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, 1839
  • 20. Finer resolution
  • 21. A dying camera?Getty Images photographer Chris Hondros was one oftwo Western photographers killed in Libya
  • 22. Amateur cameras Mobile phones in Syria
  • 23. “The best camera is the One That’s with You. Imagesaren’t about dynamic ranges and megapixels. They’re about stories and moments.” ~ Chase Jarvis
  • 24. Mobile witnesses & mobiles witness http://www.18daysinegypt.com
  • 25. Camera optional? Photography via mobiles
  • 26. How popular?Mobile phones or digital cameras on Flickr?
  • 27. Apple’s iPhone
  • 28. Apple’s iPhone
  • 29. Evolution of a camera 2007 2011
  • 30. 1,000 words in a click means...
  • 31. Changing the discourseQuestioning propaganda
  • 32. Bearing witness http://www.flickr.com/vikalpasl
  • 33. Documenting dissent http://www.flickr.com/vikalpasl
  • 34. Reframing the ordinary http://www.movingimages.asia
  • 35. Hidden peoplehttp://www.movingimages.asia
  • 36. Civic educationhttp://groundviews.org/2010/05/29/the-big-stink-in-sri-lanka
  • 37. Communicating poverty http://www.womenandmedia.net/options/?p=395
  • 38. Public in public JR’s activist photography
  • 39. Public in publicJR’s activist photography
  • 40. Public on public JR’s activist photography
  • 41. Turning the world inside outhttp://www.ted.com/talks/jr_s_ted_prize_wish_use_art_to_turn_the_world_inside_out.html
  • 42. Real time engagement#OccupyColombo @ 6.17pm 100% of 99% missing. Who actually came? Comprehensive #fail Only walkers and joggers here #lka pic.twitter.com/AJEjTQEI
  • 43. Facebook the new Flickr?
  • 44. Facebook the new Flickr? On average, over 250 million photos are uploaded a day, or over 6 billion per month. There are over 90 billion photos total on Facebook.47 years to go through, one second per photo.By far, the largest photos site on the Internet.
  • 45. Post PC worldTablets and mobiles are driving creation and consumption
  • 46. Consumption increase 500px iPad app
  • 47. Consumption increase Guardian iPad app
  • 48. Converging devicesPoint & shoot vs. mobiles (iPhone 4S)
  • 49. http://grassrootsmapping.org
  • 50. New ways of seeingMicrosoft Photosynth
  • 51. It’s not the tech
  • 52. YOU matterGroundviews iPhone app
  • 53. Thank yousanjanah@gmail.com
  • 54. Photo sources & credits• Slide 1,Vikalpa, http://www.flickr.com/vikalpasl• Slide 2, Image from Martha Marshall, http://artistsjournal.wordpress.com/ 2009/08/28/wet-paint/• Slide 3, Image from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Liberty_Leading_the_People• Slide 4, Image from http://cultureandstuff.com/2011/08/13/marie- antoinette-on-trial-your-cut-out-and-keep-guide-to-reading-the-trial- part-1/• Slide 5, Image from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Washingtons_crossing_of_the_Delaware_River• Slide 6, Image from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peninsular_War• Slide 7, Image from http://www.createandshare.net/tag/spanish-revolution
  • 55. Photo sources & credits• Slide 8, Image from http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/48631/egyptian- activists-kiss-soldiers-and-riot-police-strike-blows-against-tyrants- everywhere/. See commentary here http://www.theatlantic.com/ international/archive/2011/01/egypt-why-the-kiss-picture-is-so-radical/ 70518/• Slide 9, Image from http://muslimahmediawatch.org/2011/01/women-in- tunisias-revolution/• Slide 10, Image from http://blogs.aljazeera.net/middle-east/2011/02/17/ live-blog-libya• Slide 11, Image from http://www.acento.com.do/index.php/news/8157/56/ Una-multitud-de-indignados-protestaron-en-un-millar-de-ciudades-por- todo-el-mundo.html• Slide 12, Image from http://vorige.nrc.nl/article2277072.ece
  • 56. Photo sources & credits• Slide 21, Image from http://photoblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/ 2011/04/21/6503987-in-memory-of-photojournalist-chris-hondros• Slide 22, image from http://www.projectuprising.org/• Slide 23, image from http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2011/jun/06/social- media-documentary-makers• Slide 26, image from http://panamoz.com/index.php/catalog/product/ gallery/image/2923/id/1193/• Slide 27, image from http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/gallery/item/ Nokia_E521.php• Slide 30, image from http://www.cultofmac.com/125823/iphone-4s- outshines-many-high-end-compact-cameras-says-camera-creator/ iphone_camera_improvements-728-75/
  • 57. Photo sources & credits• Slide 32, image from http://groundviews.org/2009/08/15/first-images-the- flooding-in-menik-camp-and-the-increasingly-dire-situation-for-idps/• Slide 33, image from http://www.flickr.com/vikalpasl• Slide 34, image from http://www.flickr.com/vikalpasl• Slide 35, image from http://www.movingimages.asia• Slide 36, image from http://www.movingimages.asia• Slide 37, image from http://groundviews.org/2010/05/29/the-big-stink-in- sri-lanka• Slide 38, image from http://www.womenandmedia.net/options/?p=395
  • 58. Photo sources & credits• Slide 43, image from http://twitter.com/#!/groundviews/status/ 129903570228232193/photo/1• Slide 46, image from http://thenextweb.com/apps/2011/05/05/remember- the-milk-releases-intuitive-yet-powerful-ipad-app/• Slide 50, image courtesy Apple, http://www.apple.com/iphone/built-in- apps/camera.html• Slide 55, image from http://walyou.com/president-barack-obama- newspaper-headlines-collage/