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Graphic Interlude

“Brevity is the soul of wit”

enPublié en ligne le 25 juillet 2015

Résumé

Cet interlude iconographique comporte une sélection de photographies illustrant à leur manière l’aphorisme: ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’. Pour rester dans l’esprit de cet aphorisme, les images sont livrées telles quelles à l’appréciation du spectateur, sans commentaire.

Abstract

This graphic interlude features a selection of photographs which can illustrate the adage ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’. True to the spirit of the adage, the viewer is invited to interpret the pictures which are presented without commentary.

Mots-clés : photographie, brièveté, humour

Keywords : photography, wit, brevity, humor

Southport. Photograph by Melanie Friend (2009-2012). This picture features on the cover of her book: The Home Front (2013). For more on this project, see: http://www.melaniefriend.com/thehomefront/

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We don’t dial 911. Photograph by Jay Hide, September 2012, Broadway, NY.

2

No parking. Photograph by Jay Hide, Austin, TX, 2013.

3

Kiss my ice. Photograph by Jay Hide, Austin, TX, 2014.

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Cool as a cucumber. Photograph by Jay Hide, Riverside Drive, NY, 2014.

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Bury. Photograph by Jay Hide, Highway 71, between Austin and Houston, 2014.

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OOF. Photograph by Jay Hide, MoMA, NY, 2012.

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Your Speed. Photograph by Jay Hide, Brooklyn, NY, 2013.

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Madrid 2015, Photograph by James McLaren, posted on January 11, 2015.

Photograph by James McLaren, posted on May 5, 2013.

Pour citer cet article

Jay Hide, Melanie Friend , James McLaren (2015). "Graphic Interlude". Angles - The journal | Brevity is the soul of wit | Brevity is the soul of wit.

[En ligne] Publié en ligne le 25 juillet 2015.

URL : http://angles.saesfrance.org/index.php?id=320

Consulté le 16/12/2017.

A propos des auteurs

Jay Hide

Jay Hide is a US-based travelling photographer. The pictures are taken from the series ‘American Shorts’.

Melanie Friend

Melanie Friend is a photographer/artist and Reader in Photography in the School of Media, Film and Music at University of Sussex, England. See http://www.melaniefriend.com

James McLaren

James McLaren is a Scotland-born photographer residing in Madrid (Spain). His street photography, including pictures taken in the streets of Spain, Japan and the USA, can be viewed online: http://exileongranvia.tumblr.com/

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Editor : Yan Brailowsky

yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

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