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Photography - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range TR1 - TR1050 (Photography) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.


  • Forbidden erotica : the Rotenberg collection / text by Laura Mirsky ; German translation by Harald Hellmann ; French translation by Philippe Safavi
    TR 676 R68 2005
    From bloomers to bikinis: sexy photos since the early days of photography (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) Mark Rotenberg was inspired to begin collecting lost and forgotten erotic photographs after he stumbled upon over a thousand very graphic vintage photos in a dumpster in Brooklyn. His collection now tops out at about 95,000 photos covering the period from 1860 to 1960. This special 25th anniversary edition draws highlights from Rotenberg's collection of crazy hardcore photographs that would make your grandmother squirm. How odd it is to see ladies in bloomers and corsets with men sporting handlebar moustaches, transfixed in the raunchiest of positions!

  • 100 years of erotica; a photographic portfolio of mainstream American subculture from 1845-1945
    TR 676 A7

  • Business affairs / menatplay ; [Joris Buiks, edit and design]
    TR 676 B873 2007
    Some business meetings the reader will be dying to attend. These are the true working class heroes.

  • Mythologies postphotographiques : l'invention littéraire de l'image numérique / Servanne Monjour
    TR 183 M66 2018eb

  • Irving Penn / [edited by Terry Reece Hackford]
    TR 654 I78 2010

  • Photography and collaboration : from conceptual art to crowdsourcing / Daniel Palmer
    TR 183 P226 2017eb
    Photography and Collaboration offers a fresh perspective on existing debates in art photography and on the act of photography in general. Unlike conventional accounts that celebrate individual photographers and their personal visions, this book investigates the idea that authorship in photography is often more complex and multiple than we imagine - involving not only various forms of partnership between photographers, but also an astonishing array of relationships with photographed subjects and viewers. Thematic chapters explore the increasing prevalence of collaborative approaches to photography among a broad range of international artists - from conceptual practices in the 1960s to the most recent digital manifestations. Positioning contemporary work in a broader historical and theoretical context, the book reveals that collaboration is an overlooked but essential dimension of the medium's development and potential.

  • Engendering an avant-garde : the unsettled landscapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism / Leah Modigliani
    TR 187 M63 2018eb

  • Synthetic cinema : the 21st-century movie machine / Wheeler Winston Dixon
    TR860

  • Translating Film Subtitles into Chinese : A Multimodal Study / Yuping Chen
    TR886.9

  • Resurrection City, 1968 / photographs and text by Jill Freedman ; essays by John Edwin Mason, Aaron Bryant
    TR 820.5 F73 2017
    In May of 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr. announced the Poor People's Campaign to demanded economic and human rights for poor Americans of diverse backgrounds. The Campaign was organized by King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and carried out under the leadership of Ralph Abernathy in the wake of Dr. King's assassination. After presenting an organized set of demands to Congress and executive agencies, participants set up a 3,000-person protest camp called Resurrection City on the Washington Mall, where they stayed for six weeks in the spring of 1968. Published in 1970, Old News: Resurrection City was photographer Jill Freedman's first book. The book documents the encampment in all its complexity Freedman lived in the encampment for its entire six weeks, photographing the residents, their daily lives, their protests, and their eventual eviction. The new 50th anniversary edition of the book, titled Resurrection City, 1968 will reprint most of the 185 pictures from the original publication, presenting them in a more vivid printing and design. Freedman's hard-hitting original text will be included as well. Two introductory essays will be included, by John Edwin Mason, historian of African history and the history of photography at the University of Virginia, and by Aaron Bryant, Curator of Photography, Visual Culture, and Contemporary Political History at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.


  • Cadencies, photologies and ruminations : aspects of photographic history / [editor, John Bloom]
    TR 15 C33 1989

  • Resist! : the 1960s protests, photography & visual legacy / edited by Christine Eyene ; [contributors], Antigoni Memou, Christine Eyene, Kurt De Boodt & Paul Dujardin
    TR 820 R47 2018
    "Besides his work with the stars, Schapiro and his camera accompanied the greatest political and social upheavals of the sixties and seventies. These photographs have also achieved iconic status. " - Matthias Harder, head curator of the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin. In May 1968, students in Paris take to the streets to protest against conservatism and moralism. Resist! looks back at that protest, then to the Prague Spring, the Vietnam war, the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, and the African struggle for independence. The book is a collection of the visual heritage of that period and includes some of the most iconic images from that time, making it very clear just how the protest movements left their mark on history and modern-day visual expression. With historic photos by Steve Schapiro, Gilles Caron, Bruno Barbey, Raymond Depardon and Hiroshi Hamaya as well as contemporary work by Marcelo Brodsky, Stan Douglas, Francis Alys, Wolfgang Tillmans, among others. AUTHORS: Christine Eyene is art historian, critic and curator. She is the curator of The Summer of Photography at BOZAR [Brussels] and is artistic director of the International Biennial of Casablanca 2018. Antigoni Memou is a Senior Lecturer in Visual Theories at the University of East London and is author of the book Photography and Social Movements. Paul Dujardin is the director of BOZAR, and Kurt De Boodt is freelance curator, advisor and copywriter. SELLING POINTS: * With historic photos by Steve Schapiro, Gilles Caron, Bruno Barbey, Raymond Depardon and Hiroshi Hamaya as well as contemporary work by Marcelo Brodsky, Stan Douglas, Francis Alÿs, Wolfgang Tillmans, and many more, Resist! looks back at the May '68 protest in Paris, fanning out to the Prague Spring, the Vietnam war, the Civil Rights Movement in the United States and the African struggle for independence * A collection of the visual heritage of that period including a few of the most iconic images, making it very clear just how much the protest movements left their mark on history and modern-day visual expression 40 colour, 220 b/w photographs

  • Projecting citizenship : photography and belonging in the British Empire / Gabrielle Moser
    TR 57 M675 2019

    In Projecting Citizenship, Gabrielle Moser gives a comprehensive account of an unusual project produced by the British government's Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee at the beginning of the twentieth century-a series of lantern slide lectures that combined geography education and photography to teach schoolchildren around the world what it meant to look and to feel like an imperial citizen.

    Through detailed archival research and close readings, Moser elucidates the impact of this vast collection of photographs documenting the land and peoples of the British Empire, circulated between 1902 and 1945 in classrooms from Canada to Hong Kong, from the West Indies to Australia. Moser argues that these photographs played a central role in the invention and representation of imperial citizenship. She shows how citizenship became a photographable and teachable subject by tracing the intended readings of the images that the committee hoped to impart to viewers and analyzing how spectators may have used their encounters with these photographs for protest and resistance.

    Interweaving political and economic history, history of pedagogy, and theories of citizenship with a consideration of the aesthetic and affective dimensions of viewing the lectures, Projecting Citizenship offers important insights into the social inequalities and visual language of colonial rule.


  • Cyanotype : the blueprint in contemporary practice / Christina Z. Anderson
    TR 415 A53 2019

    Cyanotype: The Blueprint in Contemporary Practiceis a two part book on the much admired blue print process. Part One is a comprehensive how-to on the cyanotype process for both beginner and advanced practitioners, with lots of photographs and clear, step-by-step directions and formulas. Part Two highlights contemporary artists who are using cyanotype, making work that ranges from the photographic to the abstract, from the traditional to the conceptual, with tips on their personal cyanotype methods alongside their work. These artists illustrate cyanotype's widespread use in contemporary photography today, probably the most of any alternative process.

    Book features include:

    A brief discussion of the practice of the process with some key historical points How to set up the cyanotype ÒdimroomÓ The most extensive discussion of suitable papers to date, with data from 100+ papers Step-by-step digital negative methods for monochrome and duotone negatives Chapters on classic, new, and other cyanotype formulas Toning to create colors from yellow to brown to violet Printing cyanotype over palladium, for those who want to temper cyanotype's blue nature Printing cyanotype on alternate surfaces such as fabric, glass, and wood More creative practice ideas for cyanotype such as handcoloring and gold leafing Troubleshooting cyanotype, photographically illustrated Finishing, framing, and storing cyanotype Contemporary artists' advice, techniques, and works

    Cyanotype is backed with research from 120 books, journals, and magazine articles from 1843 to the present day. It is richly illustrated with 400 photographs from close to 80 artists from 14 countries. It is a guide for the practitioner, from novice to expert, providing inspiration and proof of cyanotype's original and increasing place in historical and contemporary photography.

    > The most extensive discussion of suitable papers to date, with data from 100+ papers Step-by-step digital negative methods for monochrome and duotone negatives Chapters on classic, new, and other cyanotype formulas Toning to create colors from yellow to brown to violet Printing cyanotype over palladium, for those who want to temper cyanotype's blue nature Printing cyanotype on alternate surfaces such as fabric, glass, and wood More creative practice ideas for cyanotype such as handcoloring and gold leafing Troubleshooting cyanotype, photographically illustrated Finishing, framing, and storing cyanotype Contemporary artists' advice, techniques, and works

    Cyanotype is backed with research from 120 books, journals, and magazine articles from 1843 to the present day. It is richly illustrated with 400 photographs from close to 80 artists from 14 countries. It is a guide for the practitioner, from novice to expert, providing inspiration and proof of cyanotype's original and increasing place in historical and contemporary photography.

    cyanotype Contemporary artists' advice, techniques, and works

    Cyanotype is backed with research from 120 books, journals, and magazine articles from 1843 to the present day. It is richly illustrated with 400 photographs from close to 80 artists from 14 countries. It is a guide for the practitioner, from novice to expert, providing inspiration and proof of cyanotype's original and increasing place in historical and contemporary photography.


  • Constructing imperial Berlin : photography and the metropolis / Miriam Paeslack
    TR 74 B47 P34 2019

    How photography and a modernizing Berlin informed an urban image--and one another--in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

    Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the city that once visually epitomized a divided Europe has thrived in the international spotlight as an image of reunified statehood and urbanity. Yet research on Berlin's past has focused on the interwar years of the Weimar Republic or the Cold War era, with much less attention to the crucial Imperial years between 1871 and 1918.

    Constructing Imperial Berlin is the first book to critically assess, contextualize, and frame urban and architectural photographs of that era. Berlin, as it was pronounced Germany's capital in 1871, was fraught with questions that had previously beset Paris and London. How was urban expansion and transformation to be absorbed? What was the city's understanding of its comparably short history? Given this short history, how did it embody the idea of a capital? A key theme of this book is the close interrelation of the city's rapid physical metamorphosis with repercussions on promotional and critical narratives, the emergence of groundbreaking photographic technologies, and novel forms of mass distribution.

    Providing a rare analysis of this significant formative era, Miriam Paeslack shows a city far more complex than the common clichés as a historical and aspiring place suggest. Imperial Berlin emerges as a modern metropolis, only half-heartedly inhibited by urban preservationist concerns and rather more akin to North American cities in their bold industrialization and competing urban expansions than to European counterparts.


  • Ai Weiwei : Beijing photographs, 1993-2003 / Ai Weiwei, John Tancock, and Stephanie H. Tung
    TR 655 A395 2018

    An autobiography in pictures: photographs taken by Ai Weiwei that capture his emergence as the uniquely provocative artist that he is today.

    Ai Weiwei: Beijing Photographs 1993-2003 is an autobiography in pictures. Ai Weiwei is China's most celebrated contemporary artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. In April 2011, when Ai disappeared into police custody for three months, he quickly became the art world's most famous missing person. Since then, Ai Weiwei's critiques of China's repressive regime have ranged from playful photographs of his raised middle finger in front of Tiananmen Square to searing memorials to the more than 5,000 schoolchildren who died in shoddy government construction in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Against a backdrop of strict censorship, Ai has become a hero on social media to millions of Chinese citizens.

    This book, prohibited from publication in China, offers an intimate look at Ai Weiwei's world in the years after his return from New York and preceding his imprisonment and global superstardom. The photographs capture Ai's emergence as the uniquely provocative artist that he is today. There is no more revealing portrait of Ai Weiwei's life in China than this.

    The book contains more than 600 carefully sequenced images culled from an archive of more than 40,000 photographs taken by Ai: a narrative arc carefully shaped by an artist keenly aware of photography's ability to tell stories. It includes a shattering series of photographs taken between 1993 and 1996 devoted to the final illness and death of Ai's father Ai Qing. The book is a sequel to Ai Weiwei: New York 1983-1993 , a privately published book that collected photographs taken by Ai during his years on the New York art scene.


  • Collaboration : the photographs of Paul Cadmus, Margaret French, and Jared French
    TR 681 A7 C646 1992

  • Suzy Lake : political poetics / curated by Matthew Brower, Carla Garnet ; essays by Matthew Brower, Carla Garnet, Dot Tuer
    TR 647 L35 2011

  • Experimental animation : from analogue to digital / edited by Miriam Harris, Lilly Husbands and Paul Taberham
    TR 897.5 E956 2019

    Experimental Animation: From Analogue to Digital , focuses on both experimental animation's deep roots in the twentieth century, and its current position in the twenty-first century media landscape.

    Each chapter incorporates a variety of theoretical lenses, including historical, materialist, phenomenological and scientific perspectives. Acknowledging that process is a fundamental operation underlining experimental practice, the book includes not only chapters by international academics, but also interviews with well-known experimental animation practitioners such as William Kentridge, Jodie Mack, Larry Cuba, Martha Colburn and Max Hattler. These interviews document both their creative process and thoughts about experimental animation's ontology to give readers insight into contemporary practice.

    Global in its scope, the book features and discusses lesser known practitioners and unique case studies, offering both undergraduate and graduate students a collection of valuable contributions to film and animation studies.

    studies, offering both undergraduate and graduate students a collection of valuable contributions to film and animation studies.

  • Maske / Phyllis Galembo ; introduction by Chika Okeke-Agulu
    TR 647 G354 2016
    For over two decades, Phyllis Galembo has documented cultural and religious traditions in Africa and among the African Diaspora. Traveling widely throughout western and central Africa, and regularly to Haiti, her subjects are participants in masquerade events--traditional African ceremonies and contemporary costume parties and carnivals-- who use costume, body paint, and masks to create mythic characters. Sometimes entertaining and humorous, often dark and frightening, her portraits document and describe the transformative power of the mask. With a title derived from the Haitian Creole word maské, meaning "to wear a mask", this album features a selection of over a hundred of the best of Galembo's masquerade photographs to date organized in country-based chapters, each with her own commentary. The book is introduced by art historian and curator Chika Okeke-Agulu (himself a masquerade participant during his childhood in Nigeria), for whom Galembo's photographs raise questions about the survival and evolution of masquerade tradition in the twenty-first century.

  • Chris Ofili : paradise lost / Chris Ofili ; with an essay by Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
    TR 655 C45 2018
    In 2017, Chris Ofili photographed chain-link fences throughout the island of Trinidad in order to explore notions of beauty, community, liberation, and constraint. This series of arresting images__pocket photography,_ as described by the artist_is the first body of photography ever published by Ofili. Through these entrancing black-and-white photographs, the artist engages with the diverse sources that inspired his critically acclaimed Paradise Lost exhibition at David Zwirner, New York in the fall of 2017.

    Since moving to Trinidad in 2005, Ofili has continued to engage with the surrounding environment and culture, which has found its way into many of his colorful paintings. In these deceivingly simple black-and- white photographs, he captures a wide cross section of Trinidad as he highlights the encounter between natural and man-made settings, and the different aesthetic possibilities each brings out in the other. In focusing on a ubiquitous and seemingly unremarkable piece of equipment, Ofili is able to comment on our interactions with space and each other, using a near- universal subject as the fence slices the sky, melds into a tree, frames a basketball game, or reveals an opening.

    In a new essay by the critically acclaimed author of Island People: The Caribbean and the World (2016), Joshua Jelly-Schapiro charts the history of chain-link fences; focusing on a selection of Ofili_s photographs, he then begins to explore what this imagery tells us about Trinidad in particular and the Caribbean as a whole. These two essays_one visual, the other literary_open onto a whole new set of interpretive possibilities for this groundbreaking artist.


  • Carrie Mae Weems : strategies of engagement / edited by Robin Lydenberg and Ash Anderson
    TR 647 W382 2018
    Few American artists today are creating work as striking and politically charged as Carrie Mae Weems. Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement explores a unique body of aesthetically powerful work that is particularly relevant in the context of current debates about social justice. In addition to acclaimed series by Weems dealing with historical archives, this catalogue for an exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College also features new photographs that address police violence. Strategies of Engagement highlights Weems's relationship with her viewers, which is at once pedagogical, confrontational, and collaborative, thus encouraging ongoing debates about power and resistance, history and identity. Intellectually and ethically challenging, the works in Strategies of Engagement are also imbued with melancholy seriousness, playful wit, and unexpected flashes of hope, grace, and beauty.

    Essays by a diverse collection of scholars analyze Weems's use of performance and masquerade to reanimate lost histories and others focus on her transformative interventions in documentary photography and archives. The volume is rounded out by a panel discussion with Weems about the relationship between the arts and social change.

  • Phantom power / Barbara Diener
    TR 655 P43 2018
    Phantom Power is a book about the intangible. Barbara Diener is fascinated by unexplained phenomena and, in this book, she has used a variety of methods to capture images that convey the ineffable qualities of human existence. Barbara Diener is an award winning lens based artist currently the Collection Manager in the Department of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago.Allison Grant is a writer, curator, artist, and Assistant Professor in the Art and Art History Department at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.Gregory Harris is the Assistant Curator of Photography at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

  • The international photojournalism industry : cultural production and the making and selling of news pictures / Jonathan Ilan
    TR 820 I53 2019

    How are events turned into news pictures that define them for the audience? How do events become commodified into pictures that both capture them and reiterate the values of the agencies that sell them? This book looks at every stage of the production of news photographs as they move to and from the ground and are sold around the world. Based on extensive fieldwork at a leading international news agency that includes participant observation with photographers in the field, at the agency¿s local and global picture desks in Israel, Singapore, and the UK, in-depth interviews with pictures professionals, and observations and in-depth interviews at The Guardian¿s picture desk in London, the findings in this book point to a wide cultural production infrastructure hidden from ¿ and yet also nurtured and thus very much determined by ¿ the consumer¿s eye.


  • You an orchestra you a bomb / Cig Harvey ; editors, Cig Harvey & Deb Wood
    TR 647 H3743 2017
    Cig Harvey's third monograph, You An Orchestra You A Bomb , is a vibrant and bold book; possibly her most beautiful to date. It explores the photographer's relationship with life itself. It is a book about paying attention to and appreciating the fragile present. You An Orchestra You A B omb captures moments of awe, makes icons of the everyday, and looks at life on the threshold between magic and disaster. Cig has always experienced the world viscerally but after a traumatic event, a raw heightened awareness of temporary nature of life permeates this new work. Through breathless moments of beauty, her images propel us to fathom the sacred in the split seconds of everyday. Cig's photographs are interwoven with her int imate poetry in this hauntingly beautiful book.

  • Pôrńe-grafík / [Ken Probst]
    TR 676 P76 1998
    Several years ago, photographer Ken Probst was hired to photograph pornographic film actors for publicity pictures and video boxes. Once on the sets of California's most notorious industry, he began to photograph behind the scenes, revealing the absurdities, pathos, and business of the pornographic film industry. These photographs, whether they portray an elaborate sexual situation or actors waiting between takes, are remarkable documents that observe the banality of manufacturing desire.

  • Men of WW II : fighting men at ease / [compiled by] Evan Bachner
    TR 820.6 M46 2007
    In the years following World War II, images of comradeship, particularly of men being physically close, largely disappeared from the public record. But, as the stunning photographs from the original At Ease attest, ordinary American men in the extraordinary circumstances of World War II were affectionate, winsome and playful - disarmingly innocent in a time of cataclysmic peril. This book provides even more of these rarely-seen photos of enlisted men. Led by photography giant Captain Edward J. Steichen, the U.S. Naval Aviation Photographic Unit was organised during the war to record the daily experiences of Navy men all over the world and provide newspapers and magazines with images to promote the American cause. The unit's photographers, which included Wayne Miller, Horace Bristol, Victor Jorgensen and Barrett Gallagher, took thousands of pictures of soldiers as they relaxed, trained, prepared for the next battle and waited. This book, like the original At Ease, brings together more than 150 of those photographs, culled from the National Archives, including many that have never before been published. monumental depictions of weaponry, these photographs offer a rare, intimate look at the Navy men themselves.

  • George Platt Lynes / [herausgegeben von Peter Weiermair]
    TR 675 L95 1982

  • Machinations / photographs by Arthur Tress ; introduced by Emmanuel Cooper
    TR 675 T74 1988
    Startling and graphic collection of male nude photography from one of New York's most respected photographers. Tress has worked unflinchingly on the male nude, producing images that shock, symbolize or shatter our assumed notions of how 'man' is perceived.

  • Illusions : photographies / Patrick Sarfati ; préface de Edmund White
    TR 681 M4 S27 1985

  • Lost boys / Slava Mogutin ; foreword by Dominic Johnson and essay by Octavio Zaya
    TR 676 M63 2006
    A compelling collection of Mogutin's portraits and landscapes taken over the last 10 years. Although he was exiled from Russia for his outspoken gay writing, his images caused as much controversy. Provocative yet iconoclastic, his work transcends the conventions of male nude photography, confronting the viewer with a raw style and new sensibility. A cross between porn and fashion, pop culture and marginal kink, Lost Boys is a poetic and sometimes raunchy journey into differing obsessions and fetishes of the cosmopolitan urban youth culture.

  • Four marines and other portraits / Jack Shear
    TR 681 M4 S54 1985
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