Diane Arbus’ Photos vs The politics of Starting
Considering “the politics of starting: Visual Rhetorics of Disability in Popular Photography” by Rosemarie Garland-Thompson and Diane Arbus: Humanity or Voyeur found in the Guardian.co.uk. In both articles, by using images as media form, read, interpret and evaluate Arbus photography as compared with the photos and interpretation which are in the politics of starting. From viewing Arbus photos, can you identify her purpose, point of view, understanding of the subject and understanding of the Audience? compared to the photos in politics what are Arbus’ photos trying to sell? and what message they are trying to impact? Are Arbus’ photos “Respectful or disrespectful to the subject of the photos and separately to the Viewer?