Photo history 6.1
1. Select any 1 BLACK AND WHITE photograph by Gordon Parks that represents an aspect of the Civil Rights Movement and compare/contrast it against any 1 KODACHROME COLOR photography by Parks that also represents an aspect of the Civil Rights Movement .
2. Think critically about and discuss the racist history behind the development of color film stocks and the color photography printing processes, specifically: Kodachrome.
3. Discuss why Kodachrome was an especially meaningful choice of photographic medium for Gordon Parks to use during the Civil Right Movement. In what ways does this intersect with the concept that “the medium is the message”?