P13 - Our pandemic lives: photographing the pandemic (2021)

  • Conference Panel
  • 34min

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Panel 13 - Our pandemic lives: photographing the pandemic

Convenor: Caroline Bennett (Victoria University of Wellington)

Short abstract: This roundtable will discuss the use of photography, individual and collaborative, in the current pandemic, thinking about the way it highlights new socialities and existing global systems. Some photography will be exhibited as part of this.


  • Corona Haikus Project, a response to the lockdowns and an invitation to look to the world around us with new eyes, to detect the essence and the multiple interpretations of daily routines
    Author: Maria Christoforou (UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA)

  • From the 10th floor: The verticality of photographic praxis
    Author: Arba Bekteshi

  • Coping with multiple and biased photographic narratives of Covid-19: from memes to the absent dead
    Author: Montse Morcate (Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona)

  • Photodemic: the syndemic in images
    Author: Rebeca Pardo (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya)

  • Stay home, stay safe, be kind. The gift of avoidance in New Zealand
    Author: Pauline Herbst (University of Auckland)

  • Mapping Connectivity Through Confinement
    Author: Rosie Hallam (Goldsmiths University of London)

A live discussion with the contributors will take place on Zoom on Saturday 27 March, 15:30 - 17:00 UTC. Find the roundtable abstract and a link to join the live discussion here.

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