Inspired by this tension between the personal and the formal and Damon Winter’s recent New York Times iPhone photo essay of soldiers in Afghanistan, I shed my cumbersome and conspicuous DSLR to explore the affective, casual, and nostalgic qualities of archaeological photography with my cellphone and on-board photo-editing applications. In a session focused on exploring the work that archaeological photography does, I will investigate the hazy, inaccurate, personal, and extra-archival qualities of the archaeological snapshot.
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Loper (carpet), located in the Van Huursteeg,...acoustic-garden: Loper (carpet), located in the Van Huursteeg, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands…
Middle Palaeolithic occupation in the Thar...theolduvaigorge: Middle Palaeolithic occupation in the Thar Desert during the Upper Pleistocene: the signature of a modern human exit out of Africa? by James Blinkhorn, Hema Achyuthan, Michael Petraglia and Peter Ditchfield “The Thar Desert marks the transition from the Saharo-Arabian deserts to the Oriental biogeographical zone and is therefore an important […]
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- One Girl Goes Hunting, a tale from Neolithic Orkney done...One Girl Goes Hunting, a tale from Neolithic Orkney done Miyazaki style. See more: http://johngswogger.wordpress.com/2013/08/05/one-girl/
SUPER bummed I missed this on my most recent trip...noisyspoon: SUPER bummed I missed this on my most recent trip to Cali. Road trip, buddies? devidsketchbook: THE ART OF URS FISCHER Spread across MOCA Grand Avenue and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (april 21 - august 19,2013 ), the first survey in the United States of the Swiss-born artist Urs Fischer weaves together some of his most memorable and iconic sc […]
Ghoulish mud man from the Asaro River Valley, New Guinea, dons...Ghoulish mud man from the Asaro River Valley, New Guinea, dons a helmet of dried clay and smears mud over his body to portray an evil spirit National Geographic | July 1969 Ghoulish? Super awesome, you mean!