Originally an installation piece, this video brings together various geographies from around the world onto diverse spaces of the screen, punctuated by citations by Roland Barthes on photography. Spanning scenes of an airplane cabin over Cyprus, the Mosque of Fatehpur Sikri, a rickshaw in Delhi, my Uncle Dakhorbhai, a paramecium and a voyage through a road block in the West Bank, this video bridges the visual videographic image with Bathes’ notion of Studium and Punctum. Studium, for Barthes, is that […]