Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 8 Activity: Teaching

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 8 Activity: Teaching

Of the options given I have decided to go with the workshop activity, as this is an area with which I am very familiar and something that is easily accessible. The major issues with completion of this activity is the age range of those who will be participating in completion of the activity this will ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 4 Forum: Human?

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Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 4 Forum: Human?

  This weeks task is a very interesting one for this task we have been asked to find an example of a photographic image NOT made by a human, then share and discuss that image is a human truly not involved? I have gone with a somewhat obvious and famous image that was not taken by a human ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 3 Presentation 1: Learning with Others

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 3 Presentation 1: Learning with Others

When thinking about my own research project the reasons behind the choices I have made and the overall purpose of the images I have captured both my view of the subject and the subjects own ideas of how they are perceived are of the utmost importance. Susan Sontag is quoted as saying “To photograph is ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 1 Forum: Looking Back

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703  Week 1 Forum: Looking Back

  I didn’t complete the holiday task, time constraints and a busy schedule meant that although I began shooting a subject (Petrol stations a true homage to Ruscha) I have yet to get these images processed and scanned. The image that I decided to scan and use is one of me as a child, the ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 10 Activity: Positioning Practice

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 10 Activity: Positioning Practice

Jonathan Culler reminds us “Interpreters should ask about what the text does and how, how it relates to other texts, and to other practices, what it conceals or represses, what it advances or is complicitous with, what it forgets and what it takes for granted” (Culler, 1992: 111). Jeff Wall (2006) In Front of A Nightclub Tasks:  ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 9 Independent Reading: Contemporary Cultures of Display

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 9 Independent Reading: Contemporary Cultures of Display

                                      This weeks tasks involves looking at the value of art and its meaning, discussing how art is presented to the world and discussing how contemporary art has changed, the question asked is what constitutes art? In ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 8 Activity: Aesthetic or Anaesthetic?

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 8 Activity: Aesthetic or Anaesthetic?

  To represent is to aestheticise, that is, to transform. It involves a vast field of choices but it does not include not to transform, not to change or alter whatever is being represented’ (Levi Strauss, 2003: 9).   The body of work that I have decided to present is Jimmy Nelson’s before they pass ...