In the article “Photo of a Drowned Migrant Father and Daughter is Fading Fast” SCANPUB’s team member Jens Kjeldsen asks the question: “Can images of suffering really stop war – or change immigration policy?”.
The article features an analysis of the photo of two drowning migrants, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter. Kjeldsen gives a different perspective on the case based on the workings of landmark news photographs. You can read the article in Reading the pictures.
Reading the Pictures is a non-profit web-based educational publishing organization. It is dedicated to visual culture, visual literacy and media literacy through the analysis of images from the news, documentaries and social media.