Every person is capable of a sympathetic response to the world

In 1993, bamboo strips were found depicting the words of Confucious. They date to approximately 400BC (around 100 years after Confucious). A rough translation of one of the strips is: "Set your mind on the way and be virtuous. Do everything in accordance with humanity.” The writings of Confucious are known as the Analects, and … Continue reading Every person is capable of a sympathetic response to the world

M C Escher – ‘The things I want to express are so beautiful and pure’

M C Escher may not be one's first thought when considering photographic practice, as he is not known for working with photography and instead falls into the category of graphic artist, but I have always been intrigued by his work. Escher worked in two dimensional form, creating designs from drawings in chalk, ink or pencil, … Continue reading M C Escher – ‘The things I want to express are so beautiful and pure’