Sustainable Prospects PHO704: The anthropologist

Sustainable Prospects PHO704: The anthropologist

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2019/nov/19/the-anthropologists-africa-in-pictures-faces-voices Having recently expanded the direction of my project I have begun to grow my working practices,  to include objects from around the home in addition to the things in it and the people living there. Ultimately my hope with this project is to document the people of the Windrush generation and detail their experiences ...

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 6: Independent reflection

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 6: Independent reflection

  This week we completed peer 2 peer discussions my group consisted of myself and James BelloriniThe discussion lasted for approximately 20- 25 minutes in this time we discussed a number of factors from the assignment and the progress that has been made so far on it. As we had no scheduled session this week I ...

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 4: Independent Reflection The dead end?

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 Week 4: Independent Reflection The dead end?

    This week has been particularly trying I have spent my time trying to network and find people to photograph but with the exception of the first two people thus far all attempts have been unfruitful I have made multiple phone calls to the Afro-Caribbean Millenium centre making contact with a lady called Marisha who ...

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:  ...