A Carrier Bag Theory of Photography

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A 2000-word reflective piece introducing the author's 2023 book, More than a Snapshot: A Visual History of Photo Wallets, positioning the publication in relation to histories of ephemera, and applying Ursula Le Guin's Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction to collecting and keeping practices in photography.
The essay was awarded a 2023 Design Writing Prize by the Design History Society in Matosinhos, Portugal.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-19
Number of pages4
JournalThe Ephemerist
Issue number201
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2023


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