Sustainable Prospects – Week 9

In this blog post, I would like to set myself the task of answering the following question: how does one distance photography from nostalgia and allow it instead to manifest its pure meaning? In my previous blog posts, I repeatedly argued in various ways to the effect that most of the canons of art that…

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Sustainable Prospects – Week 1

The start of a new module… and the meaning behind my work in progress, recently exhibited as part of Landings:2019 under the tentative title ‘Dirty Paradise: in search of a lost photograph’, is still elusive and as yet unfathomable. Every time I try to put my feelings about this project into words, I always find…

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Positions & Practice – Weeks 8 & 9

The theme set for these two weeks of studies was ‘Contexts and Audience’ and in this post I will reflect on the popular view that holds that a photograph accrues meaning through its interaction with an audience and via its embedding within that matrix that is so frequently invoked, yet is still shrouded in so…

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