Anastasia Taylor-Lind wants more diversity in the photojournalism industry. and has penned an argument that is conventional, unimaginative and banal. She continues the long practice of confusing a lack of diversity in mainstream Western / European photojournalism as only about ethnic, nationalist, or gender. That is, about ‘mixing it up’ and creating the right optics […]
Category Archives: Background Materials
A Rainbow Prohibition
February 23, 2016 – 2:24 am | By arafiqui | Posted in Background Materials, Journalism, Musings On Confusions, Photography, The Daily Discussion | Comments Off on A Rainbow Prohibition
Where The Wild Things Are!
The Pashtun of Waziristan, Pakistan has today become an avatar for violence, terrorism, rebellion, guerrilla warfare and other things deviant and vile. There is however a long heritage of depicting these people of the tribal regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan as genetically prone to violence and culturally prone to resistance to ‘civilised’ politics. This prejudice […]
July 7, 2014 – 7:59 pm | By arafiqui | Posted in American And Her Wars, Background Materials, Journalism, Musings On Confusions, Pakistan, The Daily Discussion | Comments Off on Where The Wild Things Are!