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Title Images of conviction : the construction of visual evidence / editor, Diane Dufour ; contributors, Christian Delage, Thomas Keenan, Tomasz Kizny, Luce Lebart, Jennifer L. Mnookin, Anthony Petiteau, Eric Stover, Eyal Weizman.

Publication Info. Paris : LE BAL : Éditions Xavier Barral, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    779.0744 IMA    Available
Description 237 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition Images of Conviction : the Construction of Visual Evidence held at LE BAL, Paris, 4 June to 30 August, 2015; The Photographer's Gallery, London, 2 October, 2015 to 10 January, 2016; and Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, 22 May to 28 August, 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The image of truth : photographic evidence and the power of analogy / Jennifer L. Mnookin -- 1903: Alphonse Bertillon : metric photography of crime scenes / Luce Lebart -- 1903: Rodolphe A. Reiss : traces, marks, prints : revealing details invisible to the naked eye / Luce Lebart -- 1902-39: The man of the shroud : the 'first crime photograph' / Luce Lebart -- 1914: War seen from above : before and after bombing / Anthony Petiteau -- 1937-38: The great terror in the USSR : portraits of the victims of a state crime / Tomasz Kizny -- 1945: The Nuremberg Trials : confronting the Nazis with the images of their crimes / Christian Delage -- 1985: Mengele's skull : 'the trial of the bones' / Thomas Keenan and Eyal Weizman -- 1992: The destruction of Koreme, Iraqi Kurdistan : mapping mass graves / Eric Stover -- 2009: The Gaza book of destruction : 'a verification of building-destruction resulting from attacks by the Israeli Occupation' / Eyal Weizman -- 2013: A drone strike in Miranshah : investigating video-testimony / Eyal Weizman -- Forensic Architecture -- 1945-2014: Bedouin land claims in the Negev Desert : history at the threshold of detectability / Eyal Weizman -- Notes on forensis / Eyal Weizman.
Summary This book examines the way experts, researchers and historians produce images as evidence in instances of crimes or acts of violence suffered by individuals or groups.
Language Translation of: Images à charge : la construction de la preuve par l'image, OCLC number 913819436.
In English, translated from French.
Subject Evidence, Criminal -- Europe -- Exhibitions.
Legal photography -- Europe -- Exhibitions.
Documentary photography -- 20th century.
Documentary photography -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Dufour, Diane, editor.
Delage, Christian, author.
Keenan, Thomas, 1959- author.
Kizny, Tomasz, 1958- author.
Lebart, Luce, author.
Mnookin, Jennifer L, author.
Petiteau, Anthony, author.
Stover, Eric, author.
Weizman, Eyal, author.
Bal (Art organization : Paris, France), issuing body, host institution.
Photographers' Gallery, host institution.
Nederlands fotomuseum, host institution.
Added Title Container of (expression): Images à charge. English
ISBN 9782365110839 (hardback)
2365110835 (hardback)

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