Fish Story, Sekula’s magnum opus, underscores photography’s role in labor history and in working class responses to globalization. The project has seven. Fish Story [Allan Sekula] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. : Alan Sekula: Fish Story (): Benjamin H.D. Buchloh , Allan Sekula: Books.

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The fourth chapter, Seventy in Seven completed intakes the burgeoning shipping industry of South Korea as its subject, together with its winners and losers: Look fsih it if you are at all interested in shipping containers, ports, people and the economy.

Fish Story by Allan Sekula

Beyond this, a critical realism must, above all, be self-critical, and alert to the inevitable limitations of its attempt to apprehend the enigma of capital as a relation that exists only in and stlry movement. In Fish Story Sekula picked up this tradition, demonstrating the history and future of maritime space not only as a visual space but also as a socio-economic one. As part of research for this project she travelled onboard containerships and visited ports throughout the western Indian Ocean.

Mohsen Ameri marked it as to-read Nov 27, Are there broader lessons to be drawn from this disappearance? Sekula, in Risbergp. In its complete exhibition form, first shown in —6 in the port cities Rotterdam, Stockholm, Glasgow and Calais, Fish Story consisted stpry colour photographs organised as seven chapters, or sequences, that were interspersed with twenty-six text panels across a number of rooms.

Mirjam Visscher rated it liked it Nov 08, The first and fourth chapters demonstrate most clearly that geography is an organising principle of the seven photographic sequences, and it is on the basis of this identification in particular that the viewer is encouraged to draw such parallels as that between Northern industrial decline and Southern industrial development, and thence to draw further local parallels within and across the chapters.


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Witte de With Contemporary Art. Along these journeys, he charted the migration of people and circuits of capital, chronicling — with pen and camera — the experiences of diverse workforces. Fish Story by Allan Sekula. Allan Sekula Fish Story — Chapter 8: BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 07, Contemporary Art from the Collection March 8— April 111 other work identified.


Allan Sekula — Fish Story

In short, the boundaries of that institutional field are clearly more porous than Buchloh is here willing to admit, and with his help, Fish Story becomes legible within the artistic field precisely as a contravention of the dominant terms of post-Conceptual photographic practice. Sofia marked it as to-read Mar 11, But if the institutions of the art world have, in the last two decades, proven more than amenable to critical documentary practices, and happy to shape them to storry discourse with little friction, what strength of challenge to the dominant ideologies of that world do they in fact present?

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. American artist and writer Aplan Sekula spent seven years photographing harbors and port citites around the world.

The photographs and slide installations were combined with text panels, which commented on srkula project. Above all, this means to recognise the inherent contradictions of a complex and continuously changing world-system, and indeed to insist on contradiction as the very locus of change.


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Allan Sekula: Fish Story

Shannon Benine rated it it was amazing Oct 11, Mariana Ardito abrao marked it as to-read Aug 16, Main menu additional Become a Member Shop. Buchloh discusses a poster designed by Sekula for the exhibition Fish Story Work in Progressat the Berkeley Art Museum, on which two images from the project appear together, as indeed they are positioned side by side in the gallery exhibition and the publication, while they also appear on the front and back of the softcover edition of the book.

This paper is a revised version of an article originally published in immediationsDecemberpp. This was despite the fact that debates within the pages of the journals LEF from to and Noyvi LEF from to often tended, as John Roberts has argued, to polarise around commitments to one or the other of these aspects.

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