Photography and Personhood

by Anna Blanch on August 28, 2009

A few weeks ago I wrote a post exploring the concept of the Theology of the Avatar. Obviously, the digital representation is merely a revisioning of the visual depiction of self as old as the first glimmers of portraiture of ochre on rock.

Kiku Adatto explores how the image of a person’s face in a photograph has the capacity for intimate representation of inner personhood in volume 96 of Mars Hill Audio Journal.

Subscribers to the CD version of the MARS HILL AUDIO Journal receive an additional “bonus track” which are now available in MP3 format free to anyone who’d like to listen. Here is the full list of free interviews.


Anna Blanch is the founder of Goannatree, She is also writing a PhD dissertation in Theology and Literature at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

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