Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Insubordination of Photography – Documentary Practices under Chile's Dictatorship - Florida Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

The Insubordination of Photography: Documentary Practices under Chile's Dictatorship

Ángeles Donoso Macaya


The Insubordination of Photography studies the documentary practices of photography devised by different collectives (relatives of the detained-disappeared, church organizations, visual artists, and photographers), organizations, and independent media, which resisted, defied, and participated in the downfall of the dictatorial regime in Chile. Given a milieu saturated by disinformation and cover-ups of all kinds and restricted by repression and censorship, how does one demand and make visible the truth about the (denied) crime of forced disappearances under Pinochet’s Chilean dictatorship? At ... More

Keywords: Documentary photography, Chile, Chilean dictatorship, Counter-archival practices under dictatorship, Forensic evidence, Censorship, Freedom of the press, Photojournalism, Visual culture under Chilean dictatorship, Pinochet’s Chilean dictatorship, Independent media in Pinochet’s Chile, Photographs of the Detained-Disappeared, Forensic evidence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781683401117
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683401117.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ángeles Donoso Macaya, author
Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY