Final reflection

As the first half of my flexible two-year MA in Photography comes to a close with the assignments' deadline today, it provides a good opportunity to recollect where I have come from and where I now plan to go. Full circle would be one way to describe my experience. But I am now much clearer … Continue reading Final reflection

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Informing Contexts – Week Eight reflection

Enter the Academy What a fascinating week. I have always been intrigued by the ways in which photography is shared and shown. And have also always felt rather annoyed by pretentious art galleries, whatever they are displaying. For me, art, and photography in particular, is something that doesn't need to give itself airs and graces. … Continue reading Informing Contexts – Week Eight reflection

Informing Contexts – Week 1

Photography at the Crossroads A fascinating start to the new module. Pulling apart photography and putting it back together makes for some interesting realisations and new viewpoints. I have probably been quite shallow these past years in relation to delving deeper into the meaning of photographs. My mind and resource has been on trying to … Continue reading Informing Contexts – Week 1

Positions and Practice – Week 13

Reflection and Looking Forward The images shared this week of the gunman shooting the Russian Ambassador to Turkey have made quite an impact on me. My fellow students and I have have previously discussed the moral and ethical grounds linked to the sharing of images that some may find distressing or showing content that is, … Continue reading Positions and Practice – Week 13