Still life of war

In the collective imagination the binomial photograph – war brings out the mind the figure photo reporter, who, in defiance of danger, goes down in the middle of the conflict and whose shots show the viewer the rough aspects of war chronicle. Photography, however, far from naive classifications, is a flexible instrument that lends itself to numerous analyses and knows how to indulge in multiple reflections on the same subject. Borrowing two terms typical of the Linguistic we can say that photography fills the gaps of „significant“ infusing the images of „meaning.“ The representation of war in its purely conceptual way is perfectly suited to the genre of still life, which, by definition, fixed on film or sensor, the absence of life, death.

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