You present the artist as a kind of seer, as a specialist in visual forms and visual
facts: The architect, the photographer, the videographer are people able to
see things that scientific experts can’t see or don’t want to see. And this capability to see comes from the specific knowledge acquired by the artist,
enabling him or her to decode visual signs.
- Bois to Eyal Weizman
In user-generated media, for example, testimony and evidence are mixed—for example, we listen closely to what videographers say, intentionally or not, as they film. They almost always talk.