Everything is in itself

The Other irks perception; perception cannot withstand otherness. The Other is a thorn in the side of perception. The world is first seen. The perturbation, the anomaly, is an Other mindlessly perceived, the Other impinging upon perception. The world is first seen. Everything approaches Dasein from a future; all beings hold a futurity in perception.…

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Positions & Practice – Weeks 10 & 11

The theme set for these two weeks of studies was ‘Criticality’. During these two weeks we were thus asked to conduct extensive research on work by practitioners whose work we felt aligned closely to our own current work and also to look up theory that might help embed our own current work in a theoretical…

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Positions & Practice – Week 3

Looking back through the viewfinder In this, the third post related to my studies, I will ponder on the theme set for this week, which was ‘Rethinking Photographers’. This is an unusual theme to grapple with seeing that we are rarely asked or even accustomed to turn a questioning finger towards the photographer herself/himself. So…

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