How modern protests are harnessing the power of photography

How modern protests are harnessing the power of photography | British Journal of Photography

“In 2015, protests are no longer local, but global. Support can swell, from all corners of the earth and almost instantaneously. They’re mutual, interlinking, borrowing from and supporting each other. Never before has peaceful protest understood, appropriated and harnessed the power of photography.”

Stevon Statom walks in a protest march on West Florissant Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson.  Statom moved into an apartment at Canfield Green one week before Michael Brown was killed.  "I'm trying to make a change in this world," he said. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com

Stevon Statom walks in a protest march on West Florissant Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson. Statom moved into an apartment at Canfield Green one week before Michael Brown was killed. “I’m trying to make a change in this world,” he said.
Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com

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