Photographing Italy: Identity, History, and the Contemporary Landscape. Truth and Fiction: Constructing Identities in the Second Half of the 19th Century

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When: Thursday, March 18 at 6pm (Central Time) - Presented by the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - What: Photographing Italy: Identity, History, and the Contemporary Landscape.
Truth and Fiction: Constructing Identities in the Second Half of the 19th Century, the second of a series of webinars by Professor Giovanni Aloi, Art historian in modern and contemporary art

This series of six lectures and dialogues maps crucial moments in the history of Italian photography. We will consider the initial responses to the medium, how photography impacted the emergence of Italian national identity, and the rise of political propaganda.

 

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