Modernist Photobooks, Propaganda and the Everyday
Associate Professor Donna West Brett will give a lecture on the collection of photobooks donated to the Bodleian Library in 2020 by Sir Charles Chadwyck-Healey.

Conveying meaning through photos alone, the photobook is a radical format that enabled the widespread dissemination of modernist aesthetics. This lecture will take a closer look at the way photobooks portray the ‘everyday’ – the familiar, the practical, the ordinary – and its intersection with the visual languages of politics and propaganda.
Date: 27 February 2024, 13:00 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Venue: Weston Library, Broad Street OX1 3BG
Venue Details: Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library & online
Speakers: Speaker to be announced
Organiser contact email address: bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://visit.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/event/feb24/modernist-photobooks
Booking email: bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Lucy Bayley