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Lecture Series

Evening Lecture

The Lens and the Gun

Thu 8 November, 19.00

 The Lens and the Gun

The Lens and the Gun

©The Photographers' Gallery

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In the Vietnam War, Sean Flynn and Tim Page linked the firing mechanism of an M-16 combat rifle to an SLR in a bid to capture a picture of the moment of death. Julian Stallabrass talks about the historical, mechanical and metaphorical relationship between photography and guns. The talk will take in efforts to photographically capture the effects of guns, the relation between photographic seeing and killing, and the limits of the metaphor which seeks to equate mechanisms that shoot objects out to those that let light in.

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Julian Stallabrass is a lecturer, writer, curator and photographer. He lectures in modern and contemporary art, including political aspects of the globalised contemporary art world, postwar British art, the history of photography and new media art at the Courtauld Institute of Art.

 


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DATE TIME PRICE QUANTITY  

08 Nov 2012 - 08 Nov 2012

7:00pm - 10:00pm

 

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