n De Arte - Defiant images : Photography and apartheid South Africa, Darren Newbury : book review
|Article Title||Defiant images : Photography and apartheid South Africa, Darren Newbury : book review|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||83 - 86|
More than with other media, perhaps, histories of photography, even within specific geographical and chronological limits, depend strongly on the kind of photography their authors choose to work with - news, documentary, studio, camera clubs or family photography, for instance - and what they choose to exclude. To communicate Darren Newbury's purpose in Defiant images: Photography and apartheid South Africa, I will first review the material and argument of his six chapters before attempting an assessment of the value of his project.
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