The Shadow Traps

Episode 19. And Why Would The Sun Deceive? (or, 'The Mute Testimony of the Picture')

September 04, 2019 Irfan Shah Season 1 Episode 19
The Shadow Traps
Episode 19. And Why Would The Sun Deceive? (or, 'The Mute Testimony of the Picture')
Chapters
1:05
The accuracy of The Battle of Shiloh
3:56
The accuracy of photographs
9:42
The accuracy of representations of war
11:06
The Society of the Spectacle
13:49
Le Prince and the cyclorama's influence
The Shadow Traps
Episode 19. And Why Would The Sun Deceive? (or, 'The Mute Testimony of the Picture')
Sep 04, 2019 Season 1 Episode 19
Irfan Shah

A short, digressive episode in which we will explore the perceived authority of photographic images through its use in the solving of crime, the persuading of people in the existence of ghosts and in the potential to influence perceptions of conflict. The episode goes on to imagine how Le Prince's work on cycloramas may have influenced his views on film in later years.

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A short, digressive episode in which we will explore the perceived authority of photographic images through its use in the solving of crime, the persuading of people in the existence of ghosts and in the potential to influence perceptions of conflict. The episode goes on to imagine how Le Prince's work on cycloramas may have influenced his views on film in later years.

The accuracy of The Battle of Shiloh
The accuracy of photographs
The accuracy of representations of war
The Society of the Spectacle
Le Prince and the cyclorama's influence