Monday, August 16, 2010

Trans-Asia Photography Review, Vol 1, No. 1

Announcement from TAP Review:

We are excited about the first issue of the Trans-Asia Photography Review, which will be coming out on September 1 (TOC below).

We are currently seeking articles for our second issue. All aspects of historical and contemporary photography from all regions of Asia are of interest. Please contact us by September 15 at with ideas for scholarly articles, curatorial project proposals, interviews with key figures, translations of important works, or book reviews. And please pass this call for submissions on to others who might be interested.

Thank you!

Sandra Matthews, Editor

Trans-Asia Photography Review ,Vol 1, No. 1


Responses to questions about culture and photography from:

Geoffrey BATCHEN
Patrick FLORES
KOO Bohnchang
Anthony W. LEE
Young June LEE
Christopher PINNEY
Aveek SEN
WU Hung
WU Jiabao


Mohammad and Me: Three Views of Life within Indonesian Muslim Society, curated by Alexander Supartono


Photo Resurrections: Before and Afterimages: An Ancestor Story, by Nina Hien

Witnessing the Action of Current Events from the Comfort of your Chair: The Place of the Photographic Magazine “THE GRAPHIC”, by Kinoshita Naoyuki, translated by Honda Erumi

Coming to Light : Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Beijing, by Abby Robinson


History of Photography in China 1842-1860 (Terry Bennett), reviewed by Oliver Moore

Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography (Karen Sinsheimer, Anne Wilkes Tucker and Bohnchang Koo), reviewed by Hyewon Yi

Art, Documentary and Propaganda in Wartime China: The Photography
of Sha Fei (Eliza Ho), reviewed by Shana Brown

Photographies East: The Camera and its Histories in East and Southeast Asia (Rosalind C. Morris, ed), reviewed by Doreen Lee

China: Portrait of a Country by 88 Chinese Photographers (Liu Heung Shing, ed.), reviewed by Claire Roberts

Neither East nor West:The Lafayette Collection: Asia in the Age of Monochrome (Lucien de Guise; Amin Jaffer, ed.), reviewed by Raymond Lum

Recent Publications of Note: an Annotated List, by Raymond Lum

Summaries of Scholarly Symposia:

The Role of Photography in Shaping China’s Image 1860-1945
Northwestern University, April 2009

China Seen by the Chinese: Documentary Photography 1951-2003
Princeton University October 2009

Photographic Practices, Visual Transgression and National Identity in Meiji Japan and Early Republican China, Panel at AAS Conference, March 2009

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