Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
February 12, 2009 - April 19, 2009
From the Sawdust Review:
Posted by SawdustReview
| tags: video-art photography digital
In these and in his re-presentations of propaganda films, Snyder is focused on the materiality of information - both how it can be molded to fit one's ends and how it exists not just as ideas and images, but bits of celluloid and silicon. This interrelation of the diverse pieces of the exhibition is what ultimately saves it from being a little too varied and sparse, and eventually allows it to live up to the photojournalism guidelines quoted in "Casio, Seiko, Sheraton, Toyota, Mars": "You should have a clear idea of why you're taking the photo, what it's meant to convey."
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