Sustainable Prospects – Week 10

Let us take a photograph, any photograph, and look at it. That done, let us now ask ourselves the question: do we see the photographic in the photograph? Clearly, we immediately sense that something is not altogether right in that question; some kind of craft is being practised there; this phantom interrogator, we firmly paranoically…

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Sustainable Prospects – Week 6

In this blog post, I would like to focus my attention on the work of a photographer I discovered recently and whose work I found highly pertinent to my writings about representation in photography. In her project, ‘Early American’, artist Sharon Core, carefully reproduced in real-life the subject matter contained in certain paintings by American…

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Positions & Practice – Week 2

to be or not to be… and then to be The theme set for this week of studies was ‘Interdisciplinary Approaches’. In this, the second post related to my studies at Falmouth, I would like to reflect on the terms studium and punctum as presented by Roland Barthes in his book ‘Camera Lucida’ and attempt…

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