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: Nona Faustine
In her new book, titled White Shoes, Faustine photographs herself at New York locations tied to the history of the slave trade, including former African burial grounds