Category Archives: 1 – Mirrors

Elina Brotherus: Where the Mirror is a Window

In the context of further exploring the notion of photographs as mirrors, the course notes suggest a viewing of a video of Elina Brotherus talking to OCA students in 2015 (1). In this forty minute film the multi award winning  artist photographer discusses … Continue reading

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Mirrors

Following on from researching John Szarkowski’s concept of categorising photographs into mirrors or windows (see here) this exercise delves my archive to find photographs that represent the first of these two view points. A photograph that might be called a mirror will tend … Continue reading

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John Szarkowski: Mirrors and Windows

In 1978 John Szarkowski curated Mirrors and Windows: American Photography since 1960 at the Museum of Modern Art; in the same year the exhibition catalogue was published as a book of the same name (1). The exhibition explored Szarkowski’s theory … Continue reading

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