Tagged Susan Sontag

The Photography Issue

“Photographs are a way of imprisoning reality…One can’t possess reality, one can possess images—one can’t possess the present but one can possess the past.” —Susan Sontag, On Photography There is no need for us to extol the pervasive importance or sheer ubiquity of photographs in the digital age. These facts are undeniable; reports suggest that one…

Seeing Women

Revisiting Women by Annie Leibovitz and Susan Sontag She is reclining in a photographer’s studio. Her arms effortlessly wrapped behind her, cushioning her head. With dark eyes, she peers off into the corner of the room, her mind certainly lost in thought. The matte grey soft focus background is offset by her dark features: thick…