Iman Al dabbagh
Exhibition : Photography in the age of Social MediaShared, tweeted, liked, appropriated, manipulated: photography and short-form videos have become the undisputed visual language of our generation, a powerful communication tool at a time of shortening attention spans and simmering visual saturation. No longer able to imagine (or care to remember) a time unmediated by the social/digital experience, we have willingly surrendered our understanding of the world to the filtered collective-consciousness of the feed. In the words of conceptual artist Joan Foncuberta, "Images don't represent the world any longer - images compose the world".
The result of a collaboration between the Center for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities at Cambridge University, and United Photo Industries, Viral: Photography in the Age of Social Media is a juried-compet...