The Unintended: Photography, Property, and the Aesthetics of Racial Capitalism

The end of the nineteenth century saw massive developments and innovations in photography at a time when the forces of Western modernity—industrialization, racialization, and capitalism—were quickly reshaping the world.  Monica Huerta discusses the moment in which the technology of photography seemed to speed itself—and so the history of racial capitalism—up.

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