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As Alessio Mamo, World Press Photo face backlash, focus should be on ridding photography of colonial gaze
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As Alessio Mamo, World Press Photo face backlash, focus should be on ridding photography of colonial gaze

Alessio Mamo's series shot in India shows that photographers and viewers need to be aware of the colonial nature of photography, and how it is often used as a tool to reinforce dominant narratives

Poverty porn or bad judgment? Photographers address row over Alessio Mamo's photos of India
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Poverty porn or bad judgment? Photographers address row over Alessio Mamo's photos of India

Alessio Mamo’s series, posted on the World Press Photo Foundation's Instagram account, has been widely criticised as ‘poverty porn’, ‘exploitative’ and ‘unethical’. How justified is the criticism?

Italian photographer and World Press Photo Foundation criticised for 'poverty porn' series shot in India
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Italian photographer and World Press Photo Foundation criticised for 'poverty porn' series shot in India

As a part of a 'take-over', photographer Alessio Mamo posted pictures from his series on hunger in India to World Press Photo's Instagram account. He took pictures of people in poverty-stricken areas posing in front of fake food