Vol. 5 No. 9 (2019)
Fonti

Il genere e la modernità. Una riflessione sulle fonti per riformulare il concetto di Street Photography

Lorenzo Marmo
Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”
Published October 29, 2019
Keywords
  • street photography,
  • genre,
  • Altman, Rick,
  • modernity,
  • urban photography,
  • documentary photography,
  • studium/punctum,
  • Barthes, Roland
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How to Cite
Marmo, L. (2019). Il genere e la modernità. Una riflessione sulle fonti per riformulare il concetto di Street Photography. Rivista Di Studi Di Fotografia. Journal of Studies in Photography, 5(9), 134-146. https://doi.org/10.14601/RSF-25774

Abstract

The notion of Street Photography – increasingly popular nowadays in the online environment – is characterized by a layered and elusive identity. This paper proposes to re-examine its possible definitions, its history, canon, and boundaries through the filter of Rick Altman’s theory of film genre. At the same time, the paper aims at connecting the reflections on photography and the urban environment to the wider strand of studies in the humanities that revolve around the concept of modernity.

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