With our culture steeped in visuality, news images keep getting more creative and multi-layered.
For example, what can we learn from visual coverage of the rapidly-escalating climate crisis? What pictures are standing out? Are there double standards and shifting criteria regarding the use of graphic imagery? And with America more polarized than ever, what news photography is refusing to play along with division?
Chatting the Pictures on the VII Insider blog
VII Insider is pleased to partner with Reading the Pictures to bring episodes of Chatting the Pictures to the VII Insider community every couple of months.
We began in March 2022 with a close reading of some of Ron Haviv’s work in and around Kyiv. Throughout April 2022, Michael and Cara published three episodes of Chatting the Pictures analyzing images of war in Ukraine, which we posted on the blog here.
Chatting the Pictures produce episodes every two weeks, and we are pleased to share three here examining the war in Ukraine, American politics, and the climate crisis.
This event was recorded and you can watch the video here