Tourists who Shoot

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“[…] Working as a photographer and a researcher, in her work Tourists who Shoot Stylianou-Lambert presents portrait of tourists performing as actors upon a stage at different landmark locations. All of her photographic subjects appear to be behind the camera lenses and similarly to Jonas Larsen’s (2006) well-known work on the relationship between tourism and photography, Stylianou-Lambert also asks about the ways in which photography mediates tourists’ experiences of places. In effect, her work proposes a way of further investigating Urry’s (2002) conviction that photography structures the tourist gaze but also in the ways in which the tourist opens up new possibilities for thinking about vernacular photography. […]” – Elena Stylianou

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Weight 0.280 kg
Dimensions 23.5 × 16 cm
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