Echoes of contemporary photography in Kim Jong Il’s publicity photos

Echoes of Alex Webb

John Danziger notices similarities between contemporary photography styles and Kim Jong Il‘s visual handouts. Very strange. There’s another picture in a followup post. As one commenter points out, one wonders whether Kim Jong Il’s photographers mimic art photography, or whether it’s the other way round with old-style propaganda influencing contemporary photography…

One Response to “Echoes of contemporary photography in Kim Jong Il’s publicity photos”

  1. chris

    saw the norht Korea photos though you might like to see my north Korea photos

    http://myrotatingbox.com/index.php/work/images_article/democratic_peoples_republic_of_korea_north_korea/

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