President Trump gave a Fourth of July Speech at Mount Rushmore, which provided a perfect spectacle for Presidential propaganda. Did the media get played by circulating these “patriotic” images, or was the publication more nuanced?
In this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah Jacobs and Allen Murabayashi also discuss controversy surrounding diversity at Magnum Photos and of members Martin Parr and Lua Ribeira, and finally some images of hot dogs to round out the holiday weekend.
We mention the following photographers, articles, and websites in this episode:
- President Trump’s Mount Rushmore Photo-op (via AP)
- Anna Moneymaker’s Trump photo for NYT
- Cheriss May’s Trump photo for NYT
- Magnum signs five new photographers after its lack of diversity comes under attack (via The Art Newspaper)
- Is the Magnum Photo Agency Finally Dealing With Its Lack of Diversity? (via Fstoppers)
- Martin Parr is Under Fire for a Photo Book Reprint He Edited in 2017 (via Phoblographer)
- @duckrabbitblog on Martin Parr
- Noises in the Blood by Lua Ribeira (via BJP)
- @duckrabbitblog on Lua Riberia
- Lua Ribeira’s image for Carla Lopez Studio
- Vol. 001 Black in America
- proof of purpose
- John Minchillo’s #NathansHotDogEatingContest