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Going Nowhere: Tourist Practices and the Photographic Representation of Tourists in Small World by Martin Parr
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Media and Communication Science. (DEMICOM)
2000 (English)In: The 86th national convention of the National Communication Association, Seattle, WA, November 10, 2000.: Paper presented with an award for top paper, by the Visual Communication Division, 2000Conference paper, Presentation (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

During the fascist dictatorship (1939–75) in Spain, photojournalism was circumscribed by censorship, as were all other aspects of media and culture. In the early 1970s, however, in tandem with a growing opposition movement, pro-democracy journalists and periodicals sought to push the boundaries of censorship by giving voice and visibility to critics of the government. In this context, photography became a tool for denouncing and critiquing the regime. This article traces this shift by examining photographs of a pro-democracy demonstration held in Barcelona in February of 1976, three months after the death of dictator Francisco Franco. Drawing on personal interviews with photojournalists and analysis of photographs and publication context, the author analyzes photographic practices and the relationship between politics and aesthetics in photographs, and concludes that the examined photographs and practices during a period of censorship in Spain were effective tools for advocacy. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2000.
Keyword [en]
history, interviews, photojournalism, photojournalists, Spanish press, Spanish 20th century history
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Media Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-26427OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-26427DiVA: diva2:882076
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The 86th national convention of the National Communication Association, Seattle, WA, November 10, 2000.
Note

Project funded in part by the Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain’s Ministry of Culture and United States Universities.

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