Category Archives: Exhibitions & Books

Wolfgang Tillmans 2017, Tate Modern – OCA Study Visit 6.5.17

  I found this show to be inspiring and liberating. Tillmans holds a special place in my heart as I remember being deeply affected by his snapshot aesthetic early on in my journey as a photographer. Seeing his photographs, (which did … Continue reading

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Radical Eye, Tate Modern – OCA Study Visit 22.4.17

This exhibition was surprisingly marvellous. I was taken aback as I am not particularly a fan of Elton John (let’s call him EJ for the sake of brevity) or celebrity culture. I expected this to be just a not-very-sneaky way of … Continue reading

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Terrains of the Body, Whitechapel Gallery – 14.4.17

Going to see this exhibition pretty much put the mockers on my plan for Assignment Three.  Although some of the images were quite interesting, I found the visit to be uninspiring and felt no real connection to the stated aims of … Continue reading

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Richard Mosse, Barbican – 3.4.17

I am still reeling from the intense experience of seeing Richard Mosse’s video installation Incoming at the Barbican.  The main part of the exhibit is film footage documenting the refugee crisis, shown on three eight metre wide screens. Mosse used a … Continue reading

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William Kentridge, Whitechapel Gallery 13.1.17

This is a stunning exhibition which I am glad to have visited before it closed.  The energy and scale is hard to put into words but it was a very immersive, almost hypnotic, experience with some elements of the steampunk … Continue reading

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Robert Rauschenberg, Tate Modern – OCA Study Visit 10.12.16

I rather fell in love with the work of Robert Rauschenberg at the Tate Modern yesterday. It made me feel nostalgic for homemade playgrounds and hippie communes where everything is recycled and has paint on it. It feels like a … Continue reading

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Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles 2016

Rather a long period of stress-filled time has elapsed since our visit to Arles in September, which I suspect will be a blessing as well as a disadvantage for the purposes of this blog post.  We saw so much and … Continue reading

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