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Sociology of social documentary photography in forming social movements and its effect on Iran Islamic Revolution


Farhang Khaghanpour, Mahgan; Rahman Setayesh, Saeedeh (2017). Sociology of social documentary photography in forming social movements and its effect on Iran Islamic Revolution. Journal of Arts and Humanities, 6(4):10-13.

Abstract

Photography is taken as one of the modern disciplines of the art world. Social documentary photography, with its realistic, impartial and truthful nature, is aimed at keeping a record of social events. It is a document of an event happened in front of the camera which may symbolize history and identity of a society. As a science, sociology has emerged concurrently. Sociology of art is aimed at introducing the art or style of a given era which has been created by a given society. Reflection and formation are two significant approaches of sociology of art. It is aimed to highlight the effect of sociology of photography in forming social movements especially Iran Islamic revolution.

Abstract

Photography is taken as one of the modern disciplines of the art world. Social documentary photography, with its realistic, impartial and truthful nature, is aimed at keeping a record of social events. It is a document of an event happened in front of the camera which may symbolize history and identity of a society. As a science, sociology has emerged concurrently. Sociology of art is aimed at introducing the art or style of a given era which has been created by a given society. Reflection and formation are two significant approaches of sociology of art. It is aimed to highlight the effect of sociology of photography in forming social movements especially Iran Islamic revolution.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Art History
Dewey Decimal Classification:700 Arts
Language:English
Date:2017
Deposited On:11 Feb 2020 09:16
Last Modified:11 Feb 2020 09:16
Publisher:Maryland Institute of Research (MIR)
ISSN:2167-9045
OA Status:Gold
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.18533/journal.v6i4.1114

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