Panel Two - Atrocity and Information
What can images of atrocity tell us? What canít they tell us?

Moderated by Geoffrey Batchen, CUNY Graduate Center

Mick Gidley, University of Leeds

Peggy Phelan, Stanford University
- (Professor Phelan's talk was not filmed)

Alfredo Jaar, Artist

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Opening Remarks

Panel 1 - Becoming Iconic
How do atrocity images get to be seen in public? How do certain of these images become iconic?

Panel 2 - Atrocity and Information
What can images of atrocity tell us? What canít they tell us?

Panel 3 - Photography in the World From picturing atrocity to reducing atrocity: how can we look and react usefully?

Panel 4 - Response and Responsibility
What can be done with atrocity images? How should they be shown and used?

Keynote 1 – Reflections as a Journalist: Words and the Image

Panel 5 - Archives and Memory
What happens after publication? The artist’s responsibility for images and communities.

Keynote 2 – Photography in Crisis? Some Finer Distinctions

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