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Assignment 5: Self Assessment

Introduction This assignment evolved from assignment 2, a fact that brought specific challenges to the project in that it was important to move forward both the overall subject narrative and my approach to the project. Working with the same subjects … Continue reading

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Three Different Approaches: Drake, Ewald and Shaw

One of the interesting aspects of this course is the opportunity to discover how contemporary photographers have found new ways to address the age-old subject of breaking down the insider – outside dynamic to explore identity and place. This essay, which looks … Continue reading

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A5 Research: Scott McFarland – A Layered Multiplicity of Time

My previous research for assignment 5 has been concerned predominantly with subject matter; specifically the representation of farming and the rural landscape but, whilst Scott McFarland touches on these subjects, I am more interested here in his photographic processes and the … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: Self Assessment

Introduction This assignment series comprised two separate sets of photographs; a shoot undertaken on 23rd June 2016 of polling stations and a portrait shoot two weeks later. The weather on polling day was dull and grey with intermittent rain and the polling … Continue reading

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Assignment 4: The Architecture of Democracy

Introduction On June 23rd 2016 voters in Britain were asked “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?”, in the lead up to the referendum the public was repeatedly told by the … Continue reading

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A4 Research: John Goto Capital Arcade

Staying 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. In my earlier … Continue reading

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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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