Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’

November 26, 2013 · by David Campbell · photography, politics

Edmund Clark’s Control Order House portrays a British suburban house in which a “controlled person” suspected of terrorism is detained. This interview with Clark explores how his photo book works as a political object.

June 13, 2011 · by David Campbell · Back Catalogue, photography, politics

Welcome to the third in “The Back Catalogue” series of posts… I’ve been actively writing online for nearly three years now, and one of the challenges of the blog format is how to keep old posts with content that is potentially still relevant from slipping off the radar. And because this site combines my research with…

May 6, 2011 · by David Campbell · photography, politics, Thinking Images

The killing of Osama Bin-Laden is another of those issues in which politics is located in or around the image. However, the debate about the rights or wrongs of releasing the post-mortem photograph obscures the fact that any such image will inevitably have been staged. I’ve read the many arguments calling for the release of…