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 6 Activity: And When I am Formulated, Sprawling on a Pin

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 6 Activity: And When I am Formulated, Sprawling on a Pin

This week we looked at and discussed an Grundberg’s article on National Geographic and the manner in which the images were presented to people, Many comments from the article were true in my opinion. The media is dominated by a select group of people who share their world view with others. This is not a ...

Informing Contexts PHO702 Week 6 Independent Reading: Decoding National Geographic

  Tasks: Read the article A Quintessentially American View of the World (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., published in The New York Times. This weeks task required us to read ‘A quintessentially American view of the world’ a New York times article written by Andy Grundberg in 1988; The article discusses the impact that the magazine ...