Combat 18 Protest .

Today whilst driving down the promenade in Blackpool I came across a neo nazi protest by combat 18 . A large number of people had gathered in balaclavas and were showing their contempt for the numbers of immigrants being allowed into the country , particularly polish and Muslims . They were shouting hate speech over a loudspeaker and microphone tannoy system .     Unfortunately…

Working Through Objects

Today Was an eventful day learning about susan hiller and the way she approached art with her anthropological , freudian , psychological and paranormal – esque way . One of her pieces was on dream mapping . She asked some people to sleep in some fairy rings of mushrooms , to One of her pieces involved Dream Mapping, in 1973 , it was an…

What is photography ?

I have been up since 5:30 am , not able to sleep , so i started thinkng about a question that was raised a couple of days ago  ,” What is Photography ” , and came up with a little more to add to my presentation . Photography is a perfect alignment between your inside subconscious soul and reality ( that’s why you seek…

What is a photograph ?

What is photography ? Apart from the obvious of collecting and processing images pictures , colour light etc To me photography is a way of expressing myself , it is an art form . a way to achieve and express ideas i believe in to other people for a decisive change . It is a memory tool , an instant in time forever gone…

What is a photograph ?

Apart from the obvious WHAT IS A PHOTOGRAPH ? To me a photograph is a flat 2d windowed image made with light . It is a time travel tool , the pen of the future . It is a means of education so we can learn from our mistakes . It is a way to educate our children of times gone by , our…

Photographic Assignment : Exploring Formal Elements .

We were asked to explore and give examples of formal elements from a list of famous photographers , to show each of the below elements and harvard ref it to a piece of the chosen photographers work . 1 Contrast 2 Line 3 Tone 4 Pattern 5 Positive/negative Space 6 Texture 7 Form 8 Shape Kertesz of paris and New York  My Little Indians…

Worksheet 6 . Visual essay . Appropriation .

  Richard Prince is well know for his work on the appropriation of 35 images and 28 paintings from carious book “ yes rasta “ on images taken of  rastafarians in Jamaica in 2008 at the Canal Zone exhibition . 2 A  Marlboro Man Cigarette adverts Prince was also known for his work rephotographing images from Marlboro cigarette adverts which depicted “The Cowboy “…

Diana Arbus .

Degree worksheets

First day of Photography Degree course .

Day one of photography degree course diary