Category Archives: 2 – Memories and Speech

John Goto: Lover’s Rock

Continuing with the theme of digital art based on photography I have been considering the work of John Goto, a British artist who extensively uses his own photographs to create montages that represent social and political critiques. However, before looking at … Continue reading

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The Written Word

I looked at Kaylynn Deveney’s The Day-to-Day Life of Albert Hastings as part of my research into assignment 2 (here). Sources Books (1) Deveney, Kaylynn (2007) The Day-to-Day Life of Albert Hastings. New York: Princeton Architectural Press  

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Joel Sternfeld: Stranger Passing

In an age when so much contemporary photography features flat, grey skies, deadpan, desaturated colours and pale, wan portrait subjects it is refreshing to review Joel Sternfeld, one of the early colourists, who along with William Eggleston and Stephen Shore, wrested colour photography … Continue reading

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The Handwritten Word

The image and text come together in many different forms and so frequently that we usually view photographs in the context of accompanying text. Most commonly the text is external to the frame, a caption, title or a longer piece of writing … Continue reading

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