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Tool of Representation of Political Violence in the 20th Century

Roundtable discussion "Photography as a Tool of Representation of Political Violence in the 20th Century: Strategies and Interpretations" in the framework of "Politics and Culture" Seminar (58-60 Galernaya Street).

Program

  • Gil Pasternak (De Montfort University, England) "At Home with 'Palestine': Performing Historical Photographs of the West Bank in Israeli Households"
  • Denis Skopin (SPbU) "The Shoes of the Dead. Notes on the Polemics Heidegger-Shapiro-Derrida"
  • Erika Wolf (Tyumen University) "The Visual Construction of the Stalinist Body Politic: El Lissitzky’s Stalin Constitution Photomontages in SSSR na Stroike (1937)"
  • Evgeny Savitsky (RGGU, Moscow) "Tamed savages? Ethnic exhibitions, anthropological photography and duped scientists, late 19th – early 20th century"

Student panel

  • Georgy Lajus (SPbU) "Bifacial Propaganda: Images of Soviet Posters in Poetry of late Mandel'stam"
  • Ekaterina Chefonova (SPbU) "Mental Illness in Photography - Way to Inclusion or Exclusion?"
  • Evgenia Gorozhantseva (SPbU) "On Empathogenic Potential of Photography: When do not we Simply Regard on the Pain of Others?"
  • Daria Manzhura (SPbU) "Ambivalence of the Labor in Pictures of American Workers"