History of Photography

Advent of Photography Response

By Kim Hoff & Samantha Jacobo

Summary

Lucy Goodson partook in a Thusday Forum during the Spring Semester of 2009 at Coe College. This will be a summation of her efforts.

March 5, 19, 26 & April 2
"The Photographic Truth"

Art Professor Lucille Goodson makes her Thursday Forum debut in March with an examination of fundamental ways in which photography has informed our culture. Less than 200 years old, the photographic image has opened limitless windows in scientific research, created social movements and inspired presidents to create national parks. It is also capable of propagating gross untruths. This series will pose the question, does the photograph ever lie?

Listening to: Spoon "I turn my camera on"

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