Archeology, Zionism and Photography in Palestine: Analysis of the Use of Dimensions of People in Photographs

Edna Barromi-Perlman
2017 Journal of Landscape Ecology  
The physical dimensions of people in archeological photographs in Palestine from before 1948 and in Western tourist landscape photography have played a role in forms of local documentation. The study discusses how this component affects readings and perceptions of photographs. It addresses Jewish propaganda photographs in which pioneers were intentionally enlarged and centered in photographs. It discusses forms of visual empowerment in relation to constructed dimensions of people as a form of
more » ... ople as a form of Zionist defiance of British colonialism in Palestine.
doi:10.1515/jlecol-2017-0025 fatcat:cjnlduvvnneq3lbrgqpj4jkyau