I agree with Martin about Howard Becker’s writing. His thoughts and methodologies have shaped some of my favorite books that you might consider for complementing your photo-ethnography course.
Frank Cancian, Another…"
"Hi Christos, Thank you for sharing this photograph. It has both a wonderful rhythm in the boys glances and feet. It holds both beauty and knowledge. It requires thought and asks the viewer to make inferences. Cheers! Mark"
"The "View from the window at Le Gras" image has recently undergone conservation treatment and documentation at the Getty in Los Angeles. I am attaching a link, but you will have to do a little searching to see the photograph in their…"
I will be happy to answer your questions. I felt a time delay was necessary for my response so a level of detachment could be achieved. Before I answer the questions you have proposed I wonder if you truly want me to make my reply in this…"
"What framework will provide the greatest insight into this found artwork?
Should the artwork be viewed in an archaeological context? And therefore be named or classified in that tradition as a pictograph (high relief)? Since the media is in high…"
"Upon reviewing your photographs again, I think you are right about them not being repairs. They are to fluid in the quality of line work. Did you make any photographs of them in relationship to the site? If you return, it may be interesting to…"
In filing some of my negatives I found that I had photographed similar road repairs on the road to the Mono Lake Cemetery near the town of Lee Vining California. Then this morning I found the same type of repair made at the Vons…"
"One way of looking at the glyphs is as an artifact connected with the passage of time in the workday. In factory or repetitive work, workers often hum or softly sing lullabies as they pass time. Can we make comparisons in our own workday? The…"