Documentary Photography

The series of photographic collages ‘The Beach They Called Gallipoli’ was created by Introspective Bear and appears within a book of the same name (credits below).

The module most relevant to these photographic collages from MoMA’s Seeing Through Photographs course is Documentary Photography.

Documentary photographs record and remember people, places and events, encourage (or discourage) empathy, raise awareness (or increase confusion) and offer commentary. Photographers have utilised the camera since it’s invention to make photographic documents of events they witness.

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