Resist!: The 1960s Protests, Photography And Visual Legacy

December 10, 2018|
Resist!: The 1960s Protests, Photography And Visual Legacy by Antigoni Memou
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• With historic photos by Steve Schapiro, Gilles Caron, Bruno Barbey, Raymond Depardon and Hiroshi Hamaya as well as contemporary work by Marcelo Brodsky, Stan Douglas, Francis Alÿs, Wolfgang Tillmans, and many more, Resist! looks back at the May '68 protest in Paris, fanning out to the Prague Spring, the Vietnam war, the Civil Rights Movement in the United States and the African struggle for independence



• A collection of the visual heritage of that period including a few of the most iconic images, making it very clear just how much the protest movements left their mark on history and modern-day visual expression "Besides his work with the stars, Schapiro and his camera accompanied the greatest political and social upheavals of the sixties and seventies. These photographs have also achieved iconic status. " - Matthias Harder, head curator of the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin.



In May 1968, students in Paris take to the streets to protest against conservatism and moralism. Resist! looks back at that protest, then to the Prague Spring, the Vietnam war, the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, and the African struggle for independence. The book is a collection of the visual heritage of that period and includes some of the most iconic images from that time, making it very clear just how the protest movements left their mark on history and modern-day visual expression. With historic photos by Steve Schapiro, Gilles Caron, Bruno Barbey, Raymond Depardon and Hiroshi Hamaya as well as contemporary work by Marcelo Brodsky, Stan Douglas, Francis Alÿs, Wolfgang Tillmans, among others.
Christine Eyene is art historian, critic and curator. She is the curator of The Summer of Photography at BOZAR [Brussels] and is artistic director of the International Biennial of Casablanca 2018. Antigoni Memou is a Senior Lecturer in Visual Theories at the University of East London and is author of the book Photography and Social Mov...
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Title:Resist!: The 1960s Protests, Photography And Visual Legacy
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 11.28 X 9.04 X 0.91 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 11.28 X 9.04 X 0.91 in
Published:December 10, 2018
Publisher:Lannoo Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9789401455855

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