Panel discussion, war photography – do we need to look?
Susan Sontag famously demanded that looking is a human obligation. May it be corpses of children in Syria or brutal street riots in Egypt – oftentimes the depicted scenes are hard to cope with. A starving child with vultures already looming – do we need to look? Are we allowed to show this? In a double bind, war photography is positioned between these two poles.
The panel was chaired by
Credits: Peter Jakadofsky (WestLicht)