Consumerism and imperialism have long been explored and visualised in photography. Indeed, images themselves are a commodity that perpetuate the cycle. But with the dawn of the internet and new technologies, the heightened awareness of the climate crisis, intersectional thought and need for decolonisation, photography’s relationship to capitalism is being reexamined.
Tag: Ben Burbridge
A young boy sits in an armchair. Wearing a woollen cardigan, his hands loosely grip…
Why is it important to possess an understanding of photography as both a medium and subject?