Laura Nissinen – lecture

Having been aware of the Abstract! 100 Years of Abstract Photography, 1917–2017 exhibition, curated by Laura Nissinen, is was great to take part in her online lecture for the course in July. The course information relating to Nissinen stated: She holds a BA (hons) in Photography from the University of Sunderland, an MA from the Helsinki University … Continue reading Laura Nissinen – lecture

Second exhibition installation shots

To get the best shots of the exhibition space in the time available, using a tripod I needed to use a fast ISO setting, which has led to some noise in the images. If I have the opportunity on Monday, I will re-take the shots at a slower ISO, which I hope will provide me … Continue reading Second exhibition installation shots

Second exhibition evaluation

I opened my second show on Thursday, July 26 at The Fish Factory in Penryn, Cornwall. I chose this space as it is a dedicated art space on the outskirts of Falmouth, which, in part due to the university, has a very creative vibe. The Fish Factory attracts people interested in creative pursuits through a … Continue reading Second exhibition evaluation

Source Magazine – Graduate opportunity

As the first cohort on Falmouth University's Flexible Learning programme, and with the end of the MA in sight, our group decided to take part in Source Magazine's Graduate Photography Online 2018 opportunity. This is a collaborative approach to gaining further exposure for our work. On the Source website it states: Graduate Photography Online has been running … Continue reading Source Magazine – Graduate opportunity

Sand crisis infographic

I came across a very useful infographic relating to the current sand mining situation (Fig.1). It had been shared on Twitter by Sand Stories (Fig. 2), who have previously promoted my work. It seems to be a thoroughly researched piece and I will be using some of the detail in my next talk at tonight's … Continue reading Sand crisis infographic

Cornwall Today

To help promote my final show for Harena Now, I secured coverage in Cornwall's most popular county magazine, Cornwall Today. The video clip above shows the editorial within the magazine. Cornwall Today has a demographic that tends to be in the higher social grades (as defined by the National Readership Survey), which tend to be … Continue reading Cornwall Today

Beyond the Fields

As well as planning my final show and giving consideration to my final assignments, I have also been thinking about life after the MA. I don't want to lose the traction I feel I have started to gain in my practice and I hope to make new connections, particularly in Cornwall and within the disciplines … Continue reading Beyond the Fields

New artist statement

Having read the pointers from the Lensculture reviewer, I have now tweaked my artist statement for Harena Now so that it will be the same across all mediums. On my website it previously read: Harena Now investigates the global sand crisis through the use of alternative photographic processes. It aims to spark discussions about this … Continue reading New artist statement

Lensculture review

In June I entered the Lensculture Art Photography Award 2018. It's the first time Lensculture has run this type of competition. I wrote about how one of my images was chosen for the promotional gallery in a previous post - Lensculture Art Photography Awards 2018 - while I also decided to request a review of … Continue reading Lensculture review