Typically, my photographs begin with words. Below is a list of sources that inspired me in past projects, or that I am reading now for upcoming projects. I will update the list periodically.
Baudrillard, J. (1994). Simulacra and simulation. Tr. Sheila Faria Glaser. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Baudrillard, J. (2005). The Conspiracy of Art. New York: Semiotext(e) / MIT Press.
Berger, J. (2010). Photographs of agony. In L. Wells (Ed.), The photography reader (p. 288-290). New York: Routledge.
Berger, J., and Mohr, J. (1975). A seventh man: The story of a migrant worker in Europe. Baltimore: Penguin. Lyons, N. (Ed.). (1966). Photographers on photography: A critical anthology. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.
Schwartz, Hillel. (1996). The culture of the copy: Striking likeness, unreasonable facsimiles. New York: Zone Books.
Solomon-Godeau, A. (2010). Winning the game when the rules have been changed: Art photography and postmodernism. In L. Wells (Ed.), The photography reader (p. 152-163). New York: Routledge.
Tagg, J. (1993). The burden of representation: Essays on photographies and histories. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.