So there’s a crisis going on, that much we know. Not so much because of the affect it has had on our disposable income, more due to the fact that we (read: the capitalist Western world) are constantly talking about it.
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Crisis has always and will always play an important role within the photographic genre. Photography will and must reflect upon the present state of the world. Photographers’ will always seek to tell the story and expose the crises that often lie on the fringes of society.
The concepts ‘crisis’ and ‘photography’ immediately make me think of the way in which a number of famous photographers portrayed the 1930s in the united States. The role of the American government and the obstinacy of several considerable talents were crucial in this. But first, a story from my own family’s history.