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Blizna jako znak
Scar as a sign

On an embodied archive of the atomic attacks

Author(s): Aleksandra Brylska
Subject(s): Media studies, Studies of Literature, Communication studies, Theory of Communication, Theory of Literature, Sociology of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: atomic attacks; photography; body; scar; sign
Summary/Abstract: In the article, the author analyzes photos which are representing the victims of nuclear attacks and the so-called shadows of Hiroshima. She reflects on the role of the wounded body and scar in creating a story about an atomic catastrophe and the status of a victim created by selected survivors. She examines the status of photography after atomic attacks and the role it plays in creating an archive of this event.

  • Page Range: 186-196
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: Polish