St Lazarus Church on Ascension Day, (25 May 17), Larnaca, Cyprus. 1 – Man on phone getting his picture taken by me using my phone. 2 – Man on phone getting his picture taken by me using my phone, whilst woman takes picture on her phone. All the whilst maybe he was on his phone
This was sent to the BBC via their complaints website – http://www.bbc.co.uk/complaints/complain-online/ “On 25 May there was an anti-Islamic EDL faction march in Bristol, which started in the Kingswood area and turned violent in a pub in Church Road. They were heading to Lawrence Hill and Easton, quite Muslim populated areas of Bristol, before the police
Why didn’t the BBC Bristol news desk mention it was an anti-Islamic EDL march that turned violent in Bristol? If this was an Islamic march, Black people’s march or anti-capitalist protest that turned violent you can bet that would have been mentioned. What is going on BBC Bristol? I sure hope you are not
Please visit my new website ‘Shawn Sobers – Visual Anthropology’ at http://www.shawnsobers.com Thank you. I hope you enjoy it.
Written in 1995 when I was in my second year of my undergraduate degree, I wrote this essay about Rodney King, the LA riots, and the role of the media. I thought it was apt to upload it here today, on the day of Rodney King’s death. To access the Pdf click here.
In Roland Barthes’ influential book about photography, Camera Lucida, the French theorist writes, “Ultimately, photography is subversive, not when it frightens, repels, or even stigmatizes, but when it is pensive, when it thinks.“ The new photography exhibition at Knowle West Media Centre, Shooting ‘Youth’, is subversive therefore for a number of reasons. It is an intelligent photography exhibition