Sunday, 6 March 2011

Photography & Affect - Talks Series, March 2011

Can the experience of looking at photographs alter us emotionally and physically? Are there certain images that demand less of an intellectual, and more of a bodily, response? Can these images command the same weight as those that primarily engage our critical faculties?

Over the course of the next few evenings The Photographers Gallery will expand on, and challenge, various approaches to the concept of photographic affect.

These talks are well worth going to photographers.. click on a link below to find out more information on each event.

The Flesh of the Image: Touch in Photography
Dr Weibke Leister and Esther Teichmann
Mon 7 March, 18:30pm

Photophobia: Performing Documents, the Unimaginable and the Lure of Darkness
Dr Chantel Faust
Tue 8 March, 18:30pm

The Photographic Stare: Re-thinking the Spectacle in Photography
Dr Jorella Andrews
Wed 9 March, 18:30pm

Image, Gesture and Fiction
Jonathan Miles
Thu 10 March, 18:30pm

The above events all take place at:
Downstairs at Yumchaa
45, Berwick Street, London, W1F 8SF

The talks are free but booking is essential!

Affect and the Portrait
Prof Alexander Duttmann
Fri 11 March, 19:00pm

Location: 7-9 William Road, London, NW1 3ER
Tickets: £5.00/£3.50 students.

You can book tickets here.

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