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What’s Next – A Search into the Future of Photography

Posted in Discussions, Home by Paul Turounet on February 26, 2011

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“In fact the question ‘What’s Next?’ is about far more than ‘just’ the future of photography. It is also about the future of a society dictated by visual media, of a society in which people primarily communicate with technological tools that have been developed and made into consumer products with incredible speed. It is about the future of a society in which every layman can and will be a photographer, sharing his experiences with newly made online communities, a society in which the experience of time and space have drastically changed.

In short, ‘What’s Next?’ is about the future of a medium and of a society in transition.

During the course of 2011 a series of activities involving a variety of experts will address the question, ‘What’s Next?’. Leading figures from artistic, technological and sociological fields are all asked to think with us and formulate an idea, a dream or a vision about what they believe the future holds. Based upon their specific knowledge, each expert will be asked to make a short, but inspiring statement on ‘What’s Next?’. You can read them here and then make your own contribution to the debate. This is your space and we hope you enjoy it.”

Click on FOAM Magazine’s, “What’s Next – A Search into the Future of Photography?”

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