Toward A New Documentary Expression - Aperture Foundation

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Toward A New Documentary Expression

I read that piece yesterday and it sort of floored me. In part because it's extremely well-written but also because it strikes a chord and touches on many aspects of documentary photography that I've been thinking about over the past year or two — namely the idea of moving away from the purely factual and embracing symbolism or other alternative ways of spreading the message or telling a story.

I've linked to it in our magazine (and on Twitter) but I wanted to include it here as well so we could all refer to it easily. Food for thought.   

Patrick La Roque

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