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Jo Spence : beyond the perfect image : photography, subjectivity, antagonism / Jo Spence.

Spence, Jo.
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Beyond the perfect image : photography, subjectivity, antagonism


[Barcelona] : Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, [2005]

Physical description

427 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 22 cm


Published on the occasion of the exhibition at Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona from October 27, 2005 to January 15, 2006.


Beyond the perfect picture. Photography, subjectivity, antagonism, introduction / Jorge Ribalta, Jo Spence -- Jo Spence. Autobiographical photography : self, class and family / Terry Dennett -- Against decorum! Jo Spence : a voice in the margins / Jessica Evans -- Jo Spence : photography, empowerment and the everyday / John Roberts -- Interview with Jo Spence / John Roberts -- Photography, ideology, education / Jo Spence and Terry Dennett -- Ten years of the photography workshop / Jo Spence and Terry Dennett -- Beyond the family album -- Reworking the family album / Jo Spence -- Remodelling photo history -- Remodelling photo history / Jo Spence and Terry Dennett -- White metonomy : a discussion around Jo Spence and Terry Dennett's Colonization / Siona Wilson -- Health and therapy -- The picture of health? part 1 / Jo Spence -- The picture of health? part 3 / Jo Spence -- The walking wounded? / Jo Spence -- Phototherapy. notes / Jo Spence -- Libido uprising. Mother/daughter work -- Jo Spence, Rosy Martin and David Roberts -- Narratives of dis-ease. ritualised procedures / Jo Spence and Tim Sheard -- Questioning documentary practice? the sign as a site of struggle / Jo Spence -- Photo therapy : shame and the minefields of memory / Jan Zita Grover -- The artist and illness. cultural burn-out/holistic health! / Jo Spence and Jan Zita Grover.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 418-425).


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