Panelist: Evan Lee

“I intend to argue that photography, in spite of its recent technological advances and democratization, has devolved inadequately to address the significance of its subjects, in particular where it concerns photojournalism and subjects of race and migration. I propose artistic re-creation as an alternative to straight photography — re-creation has the potential to retain the political gravity of important events. Finally, I will relate how I was surprised to discover a form of digital racism in a piece of software used in my creative process.”

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