Category Photography

Light from Middle East: The Exhibition

Photography is a persuasive and powerful way of expression. Its accessibility and immediacy makes it a perfect option for artists confronting the political upheavals and social challenges of the Middle East nowadays.

The current closed exhibition: Light from the Middle East, New Photography has presented work of numerous artists from all over the Middle East, straddling from North Africa up to Central Asia, those who are living in dispersion and in the regions.

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An Insight to Blind Photography

Can blind people really take photographs? Can they capture the moment, just like every other normal person would? The answer is yes, they can. While we must have seen the famous Blind Photographer Gary Waite in the Nokia Advertisement, every single blind person yearns to cherish the joy of photography as well.

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Can Photography Change the World?

Photography is being used as a device to change the way that people learn in fields of community development, education and public health. Photovoice is a method of learning where people take photos of scenes in their local neighbourhood that can then be used for research purposes and to learn more about any given community. There is much scope for photovoice to learn about community and put together programmes that can help poorer communities to develop. Needs of a poor community are depicted in the photos giving a narrative of what daily life is like and how it needs to be changed.

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Hollywood vs. Nuri Bilge Ceylan

When my brain which is used to Hollywood movies encountered a Nuri Bilge Ceylan (NBC) movie, I literally had a lump on my throat. To analyze the reason of this emotion and to solve the mechanism in the NBC movies, I decided to watch the rest of his movies as well. Here’s my analysis report.

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