Edith Cowan University
Panizza Allmark has a PhD in Media Studies from Edith Cowan University, where she is currently coordinator of Media and Cultural Studies as well as Mass Communications. She is also a practising photographer. Her recent research discussing her photography include “Traversing One’s Space: Photography and the feminin.” in Geographical Sensibilities in the Arts and “Flagging Australia: Photographs of Banal Nationalism” in Illumina. She is also the co-editor of the special issue of Illumina on Australian National Identity, Politics, Performance and Pop Cultures.
ArticlesThis article will look at the use of personal photographs that attempt to convey a sense of social activism as a reaction against global terrorism. Moreover, I argue that the photographs uploaded to the site “We’re Not Afraid”, which began after the London bombings in 2005, presents a forum to promote the pleasures of western cultural values as a defence against the anxiety of terror. What...Read more