Scientists have been using art to illuminate and share their research with the public for centuries. And art could be one way to bolster K-12 science education and scientific literacy in the public.
A study of over 2000 early landscape photographs shows how nature was framed as a wilderness, empty of First Nations peoples.
The retrospective of McCartney’s work at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale shows an artist interested in connection and intimacy.
Hiding the suffering and deaths of some from public view while showing others implies that certain lives are more valuable.
Today viewers may be preoccupied by the methods used by spirit photographers, but spirit photographs had a notable impact on the bereaved who commissioned the portraits.
What did Mercury look like as BepiColombo swung by?
The afterlife envisioned by spiritualism appealed to women who rejected the idea that their unbaptized children could be damned to hell.
From the Intercolonial Exhibition in 1866 to a landmark show, a century later, in which Aboriginal photographers displayed their works, photography has shaped the nation.
People wanted to use photography not only to document the aftermath of war and violence, but also to actively support peace.
Beyond creativity and thinking skills, arts education will help you enhance your communication and expressive skills, as well as boosting your confidence and self-esteem.
Dying in Varanasi is everyday. That’s not to say dying is ordinary. On the contrary, it is a sacred art form, a spiritual passage that is part of the daily practice of living.
The algorithm has become a new way of capturing reality automatically, and it demands a heightened ethical engagement with photos.
Examining parallels between Steven Shearer’s billboard images and religious figures of 17th century baroque art allow a consideration of how context is everything when it comes to reading images.
At a time of pandemic, an extraordinary photographic project unfolded between sheets of clear plastic.
A new book of photographs is a reminder of a slower and simpler way of living — before chain stores, throwaway clothing and online retail.
Born in 1943, photographer William Yang has spoken of having to ‘come out’ twice: first as a gay man and secondly in search of his Chinese identity. A new exhibition marks his career.
Photojournalist Ron Tarver spent years photographing people largely ignored in mythic depictions of white cowboys and the American West.
Hollywood movies have long leaned into colonial representations of the tropics: imagined as romantic palm-fringed coasts full of abundance, but also scary places full of pestilence and primitiveness.
The laws on filming, recording and in some cases distributing the images of another person in Australia are clear — and the potential consequences for the accused are substantial.
The camera has long been used to defy a media landscape steeped in negative portrayals of Black families.