Whose voice is it that we hear and read when we enter a gallery or venue exhibiting artworks? That has to depend on the type of work being shown, surely? If a solo show, I would like to think that is the voice of the creator we hear rather than a third-party transcript of the … Continue reading Informing Contexts – Week Eight – Whose Voice Is It?
Enter the Academy What a fascinating week. I have always been intrigued by the ways in which photography is shared and shown. And have also always felt rather annoyed by pretentious art galleries, whatever they are displaying. For me, art, and photography in particular, is something that doesn't need to give itself airs and graces. … Continue reading Informing Contexts – Week Eight reflection
I love living by the sea. I can't imagine not doing so. It is a place of wonder and beauty for me. As part of my ongoing research, I am now looking into the creation of a body of work at my local beach. Living a very popular tourist spot in Cornwall, each year our … Continue reading Ocean View
As part of my research into human environmental impact, I am discovering there is a big appetite in photography for photographers who want to make a statement about the issues humans are creating for our planet. For me, an element of my practice is to see how I can lessen my own photographic impact. This has … Continue reading Litter picking
A fellow student instigated a weekly 'photo brief' for anyone willing to take part a couple of weeks ago. I have created images as part of it for fun; something to take my mind off the serious study and research. As I don't have copious amounts of time to create work that is more akin … Continue reading Just for fun