Parsons School of Design. Photography Department.
(sponsoring body)Nathan Bett
July 12 2012
My thesis work examines the dynamic relationship between artist and subject within the contemporary urban environment. Employing a combination of documentary/street photography and digital manipulation, the project looks at ways in which people react to having their photograph taken, candidly, in public, by a stranger, and without their consent. In this current era of ubiquitous institutional surveillance and social media over-‐saturation, the project examines peoples’ reaction to the presence of the image-‐maker within the dense urban landscape.
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