Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 9: Workshop second attempt

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 9: Workshop second attempt

Based on feedback from my first attempt at a workshop I had to go back to the drawing board. I wanted to ensure that the workshop was relevant and enabled the people engaging in it learnt something about my project and documentary photography as a whole. The idea that I went with for the workshop ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 6: Independent Reflection

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Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 6: Independent Reflection

Week 6 has been very difficult, on Monday I took part in the tutorial and this enabled me to get a better grounding on exactly what the expectations were and what I was required to complete in the ‘weeks to come’. The tasks I’ve been given to choose between are; recommended activities: a group exhibition ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 5 Activity: Roadmaps

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 5 Activity: Roadmaps

Road Map Surfaces and Strategies Weeks 5-12   Title The Wind-rush Generation The Wind-rush Generation a photographic documentation Methodology: This module and the images submitted for it will be a continuation of the ongoing The Windrush Generation project. The project is a documentation of the Windrush generation and includes a discussion with each of the ...

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 3: Independent Reflection

Surfaces and Strategies PHO703 Week 3: Independent Reflection

  Contstructed portraiture, whether of a documentary or other category requires collabaroation. Each image requires the subject participate and the interaction between photographer and subject will ultimately determine whether or not the image is  considered successful or not. The inherent collaboration in each of these  images is something that I embrace in order to combat ...

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:  ...