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MA: Adam Broomberg + Oliver Chanarin

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We have weekly guest lectures as part of the photojournalism masters. Because the lectures are shared between about three or four different courses the specialisms of the speakers fit our interests to varying degrees. This week’s was from arts/photography duo Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. Their work is pretty conceptual, often using recycled images or unconventional forms of photography. I found it all pretty exciting and refreshing to see how broad the possibilities are, and the enormous depth you can find in seemingly simple ideas. Just the idea of working so collaboratively is strange to many photographers and it’s exciting to see how well it can apparently work.

Broomberg and Chanarin’s projects offer plenty to think about in terms of what constitutes documentary photography. A relatively conventional and early work, Ghetto, looks at twelve modern ghettos, from Prisons to psychiatric hospitals. Given the potentially repressive role of the camera in…

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