By MortazaviBlog on Aug 08, 2007
Sometimes, pictures can tell or cover-up whole stories—more than any news report or any press conference can.
In the English-speaking world, John Berger, more than any art critique I know, has shown how pictures and looking can disclose a great deal about events, people and places. (See his Ways of Seeing and class of the same name by Professor Lori Landay at UC Berkeley.)
When I write this entry, i.e. during lunch hour on August 8, 2007, two of the three pictures above are less than 24 hours old.