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Introduction : The Ethical Potential Of Photography In her essay “ Surviving Images : Holocaust Photographs and the Work of Postmemory

@inproceedings{Hartman2001IntroductionT,
  title={Introduction : The Ethical Potential Of Photography In her essay “ Surviving Images : Holocaust Photographs and the Work of Postmemory},
  author={G. Hartman},
  year={2001}
}
  • G. Hartman
  • Published 2001
  • “One’s first encounter with the photographic inventory of ultimate horror is a kind of revelation, the prototypically modern revelation: a negative epiphany. For me, it was photographs of Bergen-Belsen and Dachau that I came across by chance in a bookstore in Santa Monica in July . Nothing I have seen—in photographs or in real life— ever cut me as sharply, deeply, instantaneously. Indeed, it seems plausible to me to divide my life into two parts, before I saw those photographs (I was twelve… CONTINUE READING
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    See also Cornelia Brink ’ s response and elaboration of my argument in “ ‘ How to Bridge the Gap ’ : Überlegungen zu einer fotographischen Sprache des Gedenkens
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