Artist and Curator Sunil Shah discusses his practice

Artist and Curator Sunil Shah discusses his practice as an artist and practice as a freelance curator.


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In reference to his practice – Suggested readings

The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography, Richard Bolton, MIT Press, 1992.

The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories, John Tagg. University of Minnesota Press, 1993.

Thinking Photography, Victor Burgin, Palgrave Macmillan, 1982.

The Spoken Image: Photography and Language, Clive Scott, Reaktion Books, 1999.

The Return of the Real, Art and Theory at the End of the Century, Hal Foster, MIT Press, 1996.

The Pivot of the World, Photography and its Nation, Blake Stimson, MIT Press, 2006.

Family Snaps, The Meanings of Domestic Photography, Jo Spence and Patricia Holland, Virago Press Ltd, 2000.

Inside the White Cube: The Ideology of the Gallery Space, Brain O’Doherty, Univ.of California Press, 2000.

Aesthetic Journalism: How to Inform without Informing, Alfredo Cramerotti, Intellect, 2010.

Documentary Now!: Contemporary Strategies in Photography, Film and the Visual Arts, NAi Publishers, 2005.

The Civil Contract of Photography, Ariella Azoulay, Zone Books, 2008.


In, Around and Afterthoughts, (on Documentary Photography), Martha Rosler, 1991.

Dismantling Modernism, Reinventing Documentary, Allan Sekula, 1978.

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