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Article by Donald Weber- DIRTY PICTURES

DIRTY PICTURES // 26 March 2021// Trigger, FOMU, Antwerp (BE)

Donald Weber publishes the article 'Dirty pictures: Rupturing the common picture of globalisation' in Trigger, a platform for research, reflection, and debate on all things photographic.


'Dear Bill Gates', cibachrome print, 1999. Courtesy of the Allan Sekula Studio.

Donald Weber

Prior to photography, Donald Weber (1973, CA) was educated at the Ontario College of Art and Design University and worked as an architect with Rem Koolhaas in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Weber is the author of four photography books. Interrogations is included in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger’s seminal ‘The Photobook: A History, Volume III.’ He is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lange-Taylor Prize, the Duke and Duchess of York Prize, two World Press Photo Awards, and was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Photography Prize.

His diverse photography projects have been exhibited as installations, exhibitions and screenings worldwide including the United Nations, Museum of the Army at Les Invalides in Paris, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Royal Ontario Museum. Weber serves on the photography faculty at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.

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