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Jason Fulford – Photo No-Nos: Meditations on What Not to Photograph

5 June 2021 @ 18:30 - 21:00

Aperture, Micamera and bruno
Jason Fulford – Photo No-Nos: Meditations on What Not to Photograph
(Aperture, 2021)

Saturday, June 5th 2021
First presentation 6.30 pm
Second presentation 7.30 pm
at Fujiyama Tea Room
Lunga S. Barnaba, 2727, 30123 Venice VE

Due to the current health dispositions the number of seats available will be limited: make sure to reserve one by sending an email to [email protected]

The book:

Softbound, 15 x 23 cm
320 pages, 96 photographs
English text
28€ – buy your copy here


Photo No-Nos, curated by Jason Fulford, features ideas, stories, and anecdotes from many of the world’s most talented photographers and photography professionals, along with an encyclopedic list of more than a thousand taboo subjects compiled from and with pictures by contributors.
Photographers often have unwritten lists of subjects they tell themselves not to shoot—things that are cliché, exploitative, derivative, sometimes even arbitrary.
At turns humorous and absurd, heartfelt and searching, Photo No-Nos is for photographers of all levels wishing to avoid easy metaphors and to sharpen their visual communication skills.

Not a strict guide, but a series of meditations on “bad” pictures, Photo No-Nos covers a wide range of topics, from sunsets and roses to issues of colonialism, stereotypes, and social responsibility. At a time when societies are reckoning with what and how to communicate through media and who has the right to do so, this book is a timely and thoughtful resource on what photographers consider to be off-limits, and how they have contended with their own self-imposed rules without being paralyzed by them.

Do not forget: on Thursday, June 3rd, Fulford will be at Micamera to celebrate the opening of his exhibition.
Curious? Read here

About Jason Fulford

JASON FULFORD (1973) is a photographer, co-founder of J&L Books, and a Guggenheim Fellow. He is a frequent lecturer at universities, and has led workshops across the United States, in Japan, Italy, Poland, Latvia, Britain, Canada, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain  and Slovenia. His monographs include Sunbird (Bird Entertainment, 2000), Crushed (J&L Books, 2003), Raising Frogs for $$$... See More


5 June 2021
18:30 - 21:00
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