This is quite possibly my favorite art-&-theory, photo-&-literature essay, project-&- book of all time. Sekula was a rare individual: equally perceptive of the smallest. Fish Story [Allan Sekula] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fish Story has 16 ratings and 2 reviews. American artist and writer Allan Sekula spent seven years photographing harbors and port citites around the worl.
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Open on Public Holidays Venue: Nudging the view a little to the right, the second image reveals a pocket of urban dereliction just across the river, shielded from the museum by a row of apartments.
Ryan added it Oct 29, Robert Brenner, The Boom and the Bubble: Hughes rated it liked it Feb 03, Accordingly, Fish Story targets numerous aspects and local effects of the world-historical picture, concentrating on the painful transitions of Europe and the US from industrial to post-industrial societies, and the contemporaneous industrialisation of East Asia. Dismal Science and Walking on Water.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. As part of research for this project she travelled onboard containerships and visited fieh throughout the western Indian Ocean.
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The key project, Fish Story was created over a five-year period and considers global maritime trade as an integral part of capitalist market forces. The trilogy continued in —6, with Geography Lesson: More information is also available about the film collection and the Circulating Film and Video Library.
NTU CCA Singapore presents Fish Story, to be continuedbringing together for the first time in Southeast Asia an important body of works by the late eminent American artist and photographer, theorist and photography historian, Allan Sekula.
Sofia marked it as to-read Mar 11, Middle Passage Chapter 3 charts the connection between the Atlantic and Pacific maritime space, in which millions of people from Africa were shipped to the New World as part of the Atlantic slave trade. All requests to license audio or video footage produced by MoMA should be addressed to Scala Archives at firenze scalarchives.
If you notice an error, please contact us at digital moma. Mohsen Ameri marked it as to-read Nov 27, Justin marked it as to-read May 04, It shows the Staten Island Ferry binoculars, minus the boy, directed through the window of the deck towards another ship in the hazy middle distance, the metallic sheen of the casing reflected in the same window back towards the viewer.
Alex added it Apr 13, James marked it as to-read Jul 22, Gallery label from XL: Clarence Lin added it Jun 04, Along these journeys, he charted the migration of people and circuits of capital, chronicling — with pen and camera — the experiences of diverse workforces. In doing this, stoty number of contemporary and historic routes were traced and questioned. Dan McMullin marked it as to-read Jan 25, Eighty 35mm color slides.
Books by Allan Sekula. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Often absent, obscured or incidental, sometimes central, mostly at work on specific tasks, and occasionally dwarfed by some hulking industrial apparatus, the subjects include welders, dockers, market traders, scavengers, rescue workers and fishermen, as fjsh as the unemployed, children and families.