Dead bodies on the street, photographed from a car. The maker of the photograph cannot be revealed. Victims are mostly kidnapped and then murdered. Bodies are thrown on the street as warning or terror. Some militias prohibit family members to pick up the dead bodies. Sometimes it proves be a booby trap.
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BPB 2008 Conference Memory of Fire: The War of Images and Images of War

18.09.08 | Chloe Hoare

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Programmed by Julian Stallabrass and organised by Brighton Photo Biennial and supported by the University of Brighton, BPB 2008 Conference, on Saturday 15th November 2008, will bring together internationally renowned photographers, media theorists and art historians to discuss the production, exhibition and distribution of images of war, referencing historical and contemporary photographic practice.

Speakers include: Hilary Roberts (Head of Collections Management, Imperial War Museum, London), Simon Norfolk (artist, BPB 2008 exhibiting at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea), Harriet Logan (artist, BPB 2008 exhibiting at Independent Photographers Gallery, Battle), Sarah James (Humboldt Fellow, Berlin), Broomberg and Chanarin (artists, BPB 2008 exhibiting at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea), Tom Hickey (Course Leader for the Cultural and Critical Theory MA at University of Brighton), Eyal Weizman (architect, writer and curator) and Julian Stallabrass.

There are a limited amount of places available so please book your place ASAP at the Dome Box Office. Price: £30/£15 (concessions).

Dome Box Office, 29 New Road,
BN1 1UG.
T: 01273 709709.

Full details of the Brighton Photo Biennial 2008 Conference are now in a handy PDF document, downloadable here, or on the events page.