Black and white photographer Roger Ballen, for a long time, has been a favourite of mine. And probably for the same reason that Pieter Hugo is: they both tend to photograph the marginal members of society. 102 more words
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The vulnerable and marginalised of society,
Are dependent on appropriate help and treatment,
In Your love and compassion,
Lord, give comfort and healing in their affliction.
I’ve been thinking off and on about Pierre Bourdieu’s concept of symbolic violence. His well-known book on Reproduction in Education, Society and Culture started with a discussion of ‘a theory of symbolic violence’, which defined it in terms of the power to ‘impose meanings and impose them as legitimate by concealing the power relations which are the basis of its force’. 648 more words