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Assignment 3: Group Shots Following Tutor’s Comments

My tutor suggested that I revisit my contact sheets and consider whether there were other group shots that had some of the same dynamics as the policemen and priest or the group outside the bar. I understand why these shots appealed … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Tutor Feedback

Overall Comments You have clearly engaged with the assignment. You have applied yourself really well; your project is considered and fulfills the brief. Your application to context and research is excellent along with your coherent and engaging reflections. Your project … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Self Assessment

I have approached this self assessment in a less structured way than normal because I recognise that in terms of creativity and technique this series is not a significant step forward. However, in terms of developing a personal voice this was an assignment … Continue reading

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A3 Research: Stephen Shore, Luzzara

I studied some of Stephen Shore’s Luzzara (1) photographs on line as part of my research for assignment 3 but have held off writing about them until the newly published book of the series arrived. There are only a small number of … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Un Altro Paese

Un Altro Paese – Montefino 2016 Twelve years ago I was working for an international company, travelling extensively, inhabiting bland contemporary offices, chain hotels, the latest best restaurant in town, motorways and airports communicating ceaselessly by mobile phone, conference call, … Continue reading

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A3 Research: Paul Strand – Un Paese

Luzzara, a small town on the banks of the River Po in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy appears to be an unremarkable place but, in 1953, Paul Strand collaborated with the screen writer Cesare Zavattini to photograph it. According to Peter Barberie (1) … Continue reading

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A3 Research: An Anthropological Place

Marc Augé Some time ago I looked at Marc Augé’s concept of supermodernity (here); a force driven by population growth and globalisation, delivered  by architecture, town planning and commercial interests. Super modernity led to a proliferation of non-places,  “spaces of circulation, consumption and communication” … Continue reading

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