Translating Performance: Desire, Intention and Interpretation in Photographic Documents

Helen Newall, A Skinner, A Taylor

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Abstract

This chapter explores notions of authorial intention, photographer intention and reader interpretation all of which the authors claim are inherent within the positioning of photography as documentation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDocumenting Performance: The Context and Processes of Digital Curation and Archiving
EditorsToni Sant
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury
Pages93-112
ISBN (Print)9781472588203
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2017

Keywords

  • photography
  • documentation
  • performance
  • intention
  • interpretation

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    Newall, H., Skinner, A., & Taylor, A. (2017). Translating Performance: Desire, Intention and Interpretation in Photographic Documents. In T. Sant (Ed.), Documenting Performance: The Context and Processes of Digital Curation and Archiving (pp. 93-112). Bloomsbury. https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/documenting-performance-9781472588203/