Roadmap task Continue reading “Week 5: Roadmaps”
I had an idea relating to photography that I wanted to produce into a tangible format. What began as a short story about photographs grew into a longer story. Continue reading “Thinking about books 2 – fiction & photography”
This task reminded me of past experimental book projects. I made notes based upon information I had gleaned through talks and publications. It was a good starting point for thinking about this
The small things we do. Playing with repetition
This was an interesting idea, to make a trailer for a forthcoming project.
Asked to consider collaboration / participation in our own work, I reflected on previous events where I have worked with groups of children, young people and adults in community settings, these workshops or classes very much a group experience, requiring collaboration and participation. Continue reading “Week 3: Collaboration or Participation?”
In 2003, artist Joy Garnett created a work from a photograph she found online, a painting of a man with anger in his face and an explosive in his hand, seemingly about to launch it. There are no clues as to the man’s cause in the painting, or no reference to its source. When a gallery promoted this work as part of an exhibition in 2004, what ensued was a debate around the use of reportage photographs in art and a questioning of the importance of retaining context. Continue reading “Garnett, Meiselas and the Molotov man”