Author Archives: Aline Giordano

The silent majority

I have photographed many popular music artists and celebrities like Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, Bertrand Cantat, Robert Smith and Jarvis Cocker. This present study, however, will focus on less well-known artists and bands. This is a political choice because those artists – those located at the edge of history and whose individual inner voices remain unheard – contribute to our understanding of popular music. Read More →

Photographic practice: where do I start?

Newbury and McCauley claim that little attention has been paid to photographic practice, with much theoretical discourse revolving around the images themselves rather than how they were produced. For Newbury (1997), this means that the ‘doing’ is missing from the discourse while for McCauley (2008), it is the complexities of the ‘labor’ involved which are lost. Read More →