What is it about?

I discuss portraiture as the basis of an exploration of representation, and then ask how image and the represented connect.

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Why is it important?

Representation in general and in photography is seemingly straightforward but complex when a range of different cases are considered. Photographic portraits are a good case in point

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This page is a summary of: Antinomies of representation, Hau Journal of Ethnographic Theory, December 2014, University of Chicago Press, DOI: 10.14318/hau4.3.022.
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