How Photography Can Destroy Reality

Orange, Michelle
http://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/07/01/how-photography-can-destroy-reality/

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  01/07/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17647

It may be that some of the great philosophical work of our time is taking place, hidden and unheralded, in the field of image forensics. Where but under the scrutiny of digital experts who draw a line separating false representations of the world from truthful ones are contemporary questions of perception and reality brought so keenly to bear? Who but these detectives of the real pursue as explicitly-- as intricately-- our crime wave of the fake, the contrived, the uncanny, the exponential image?

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