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|Title: ||Other Lives|
|Authors: ||Verden, Patricia|
|Keywords: ||documentary;photography;Elvis Presley;Errol Morris;subcultures;identity|
|Issue Date: ||2003|
|Publisher: ||University of Sydney. Sydney College of the Arts|
|Abstract: ||The areas of investigation are the portrait, the gaze, the American filmmaker Errol Morris, representation of reality and subcultures. These are discussed within an historical, technical, cultural and social framework. Colour, the film theorist Bill Nichols, the filmmaker Errol Morris are discussed with reference to the central gaze and what constitutes reality. Taking on another identity, the role of subcultures and my influences as a photographer are explored within this context. Work for Examination Other Lives is a photographic work consisting of portraits including: civil war re-enactors who believe that the war between the northern and southern states of America still exist Elvis Presley impersonators and fans who believe that Elvis Presley still lives people who take on another identity as scarecrows in the context of a local festival people who take on another identity as medieval knights.|
|Rights and Permissions: ||Copyright Verden, Patricia;http://www.library.usyd.edu.au/copyright.html|
|Appears in Collections:||Sydney Digital Theses (Open Access)|
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