Choosing one or more photos describe the process of transforming meaning which takes place when photographs or photographic practices are shifted from one institutional context to another and to critically evaluate what new readings may be assigned to a specific example of this shifting.
Alan Sekula in Reading an Archive
(Evans & Hall see bibliography) gives one example of how this essay might be approached and there are more both within the bibliography below and beyond consider, for example, the consequences for the m
eaning of the family photographs which were shown in the context of the major exhibition held at the Barbican Art Gallery in 1994, Wh
os looking at the family?. Your task is to find another example to describe and critically evaluate the shift in meaning across institutional