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The photographs of Silja Yvette (*1986) „evoke associations ranging from ironic reflection to elegiac allusion, from the fragility of being to a certain longing for the elementary." (Annekathrin Müller, Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation).

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What Does the Image Stand For?

MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image

The catalogue accompanying the 2017 edition of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image (the new name for Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal) explores the theme What Does the Image Stand For? Images are now so insidiously omnipresent that their nature has been obliterated. Once, photographs were indicators of reality, but today? Now that images of the whole wide world are captured by everyone at every moment, what do images have to say? By considering the content and meaning of fixed and moving images, the 38 artists and 6 authors in this volume invite readers to cast a critical eye at the testimonials on offer.

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"What Does the Image Stand For?"

August 2017

ISBN 978-3-7356-0377-7 (Engl.), 978-3-7356-0401-9 (frz.)

21,9 x 29,2 cm

176 Pages

76 colored and 23 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound

Languages: English, French

Editor
Ami Barak
Text by
Mara Ambrožič, Ami Barak, Mirna Boyadjian, Françoise Docquiert, Sophie Hackett, Bénédicte Ramade
Design by
Jean-François Proulx, Balistique.ca, Montréal
Events

MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image 2017, 7.9.- 7 – 15.10.2017, Montréal (Québec)