‘Not Visual Noise’: Why photography (still) matters

  In an age when the average individual is bombarded with images 24/7, and everyone with a cell phone is a photographer, does the act of photographing itself still hold any meaning? If the work by the 31 Filipino photographers represented in “Not Visual Noise,” an ongoing exhibit at the Ateneo Art Gallery, is any indication, the answer is a resounding yes. Curated by Angel Velasco Shaw, the exhibit’s title comes from a quote by the legendary photojournalist Susan Meiselas: … Continue reading ‘Not Visual Noise’: Why photography (still) matters