Discussions on photography circulate around reality, transparency, power, authorship and meaning. Convincing narratives define how photography has been used and thought of. It is taken for granted that history follows the arrow of time, thus is written after things have happened. But narratives create ruptures, changing the future of the past. Therefore, instead of looking at photography from the present backwards, what if we look from the future instead? What would that tell us about the present? Science fiction as a literary genre forces a reconceptualisation of the practice of knowledge. This article takes place in the future.
|Date made available||18 Dec 2014|