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Graphic Interlude

Brevity is the soul of wit”
Jay Hide, Melanie Friend and James McLaren

Abstracts

This graphic interlude features a selection of photographs which can illustrate the adage ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’. True to the spirit of the adage, the viewer is invited to interpret the pictures which are presented without commentary.

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Mots-clés :

brièveté, humour, photographie
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Melanie Friend, Southport (2009-2012)

Melanie Friend, Southport (2009-2012)

This picture features on the cover of her book: The Home Front (2013). For more on this project, see: https://melaniefriend.com/​new-page

Jay Hide, We don’t dial 911. September 2012, Broadway, NY

Jay Hide, We don’t dial 911. September 2012, Broadway, NY

Jay Hide, No parking. Austin, TX, 2013

Jay Hide, No parking. Austin, TX, 2013

Jay Hide, KISS MY ICE. Austin, TX, 2014

Jay Hide, KISS MY ICE. Austin, TX, 2014

Jay Hide, Cool as a cucumber. Riverside Drive, NY, 2014

Jay Hide, Cool as a cucumber. Riverside Drive, NY, 2014

Jay Hide, Bury. Highway 71, between Austin and Houston, 2014

Jay Hide, Bury. Highway 71, between Austin and Houston, 2014

Jay Hide, OOF. MoMA, NY, 2012

Jay Hide, OOF. MoMA, NY, 2012

Jay Hide, Your Speed. Brooklyn, NY, 2013

Jay Hide, Your Speed. Brooklyn, NY, 2013

James McLaren, Madrid 2015. January 11, 2015

James McLaren, Madrid 2015. January 11, 2015

Source: https://exileongranvia.tumblr.com/​image/​107798970815

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List of illustrations

Title Melanie Friend, Southport (2009-2012)
Caption This picture features on the cover of her book: The Home Front (2013). For more on this project, see: https://melaniefriend.com/​new-page
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-1.jpg
File image/jpeg, 184k
Title Jay Hide, We don’t dial 911. September 2012, Broadway, NY
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-2.jpg
File image/jpeg, 164k
Title Jay Hide, No parking. Austin, TX, 2013
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-3.jpg
File image/jpeg, 300k
Title Jay Hide, KISS MY ICE. Austin, TX, 2014
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-4.jpg
File image/jpeg, 260k
Title Jay Hide, Cool as a cucumber. Riverside Drive, NY, 2014
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-5.jpg
File image/jpeg, 196k
Title Jay Hide, Bury. Highway 71, between Austin and Houston, 2014
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-6.jpg
File image/jpeg, 248k
Title Jay Hide, OOF. MoMA, NY, 2012
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-7.jpg
File image/jpeg, 200k
Title Jay Hide, Your Speed. Brooklyn, NY, 2013
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-8.jpg
File image/jpeg, 291k
Title James McLaren, Madrid 2015. January 11, 2015
Credits Source: https://exileongranvia.tumblr.com/​image/​107798970815
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-9.jpg
File image/jpeg, 278k
Title James McLaren, [Untitled]. August 5, 2013
Credits Source: https://exileongranvia.tumblr.com/​post/​57412341272
URL http://journals.openedition.org/angles/docannexe/image/2084/img-10.jpg
File image/jpeg, 372k
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References

Electronic reference

Jay Hide, Melanie Friend and James McLaren, Graphic InterludeAngles [Online], 1 | 2015, Online since 01 November 2015, connection on 07 August 2022. URL: http://journals.openedition.org/angles/2084; DOI: https://doi.org/10.4000/angles.2084

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About the authors

Jay Hide

Jay Hide is a US-based travelling photographer. The pictures are taken from the series ‘American Shorts’.

Melanie Friend

Melanie Friend is a photographer/artist and Reader in Photography in the School of Media, Film and Music at University of Sussex, England. See https://www.melaniefriend.com

James McLaren

James McLaren is a Scotland-born photographer residing in Madrid (Spain). His street photography, including pictures taken in the streets of Spain, Japan and the USA, can be viewed online: https://exileongranvia.tumblr.com/

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Copyright

CC BY 4.0

Creative Commons - Attribution 4.0 International - CC BY 4.0

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