No other site reviews and critiques news images as well as publishes original photography — all in the name of helping you become a sharper “visual consumer.” Are you bombarded by powerful images from the world of news, culture and social media? Sign up for our “Week in Re-View” and let us help unpack them for you. Other sites read the words. We read the pictures.

Close
Archives About Staff BagNews is dedicated to visual politics, media literacy and the analysis of news images.
December 2, 2011

Occupy in 9 Photos – Join Us Sunday for a Deeper View of an Ingenious Movement

Who has really bothered to look inside the tent? What does it mean when a riot cop is forced into a portrait while raiding the people’s kitchen? How do the movement’s “quirky” rituals — the “mic check,” for example — help us relate to Occupy as not just a protest movement, but as something deeper and more ingenious, the template, for example, for a new political value system?

If it’s a little audacious to capture the Occupy movement in just 9 photos, that’s what we’ve ventured to do to facilitate Sunday’s 90 minute BagNewsSalon discussion analyzing the visual politics of Occupy Wall Street.

Just as the photo above expresses the greatest possible difference between anger and simply passing the word, we hope you’ll join us this weekend to tease out more intelligence and insight from some of the more notable and telling imagery from this powerful, timely and highly visible movement.

See the full edit, as well as program and log-in information here, or…

Date: Sunday, December 4th

Time: 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST / 6pm London (running for 90 minutes)

Location: Online Webinar – http://bit.ly/BagNewsSalon

Facebook RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/307146442636514/

(photo: David Shankbone/Wikipedia)

Tags: ,

Comments Powered by Disqus

Refresh Archives

Random Notes