Today's image uses visual juxtaposition to trigger audience reflection about how war shatters the normalcy of everyday life. Photojournalism has long been used to raise public awareness about social issues. Uğur, an Istanbul based photographer uses graphic composite images to portray the 'parallel universe’ in which we live. He states that his aim is "to show the important issues the world is facing, such as social injustice and war, by putting two pictures side-by-side within a single frame."
Class discussion could consider what is seen and why and how it confronts the viewer as well as comparing and contrasting it with yesterday's image.
A picture within a picture
Possible Prelim Close Study of Film
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