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Assignment Six: the critical review

Finding the right distance: Mathieu Pernot’s Les Gorgan, 1995-2015 Towards the end of August 2017, I visited the Maison des Peintres, part of Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles. The exhibition was ‘Les Gorgan, 1995-2015’ by Mathieu Pernot. My … Continue reading

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Assignment Five – the oral presentation

Please do leave your comments when you have had a chance to watch the presentation. There is a bit more info on the planning and prep here and here. https://vimeo.com/262835135 The password is ChaCha. PS Many thanks to my study … Continue reading

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Portrait photography – initial explorations

This Gesture&Meaning-induced exploration into Portrait photography is fascinating, so far. I thought it was the genre I understood the best and the one that is, in some ways, the most straightforward but I am finding this is not so. There … Continue reading

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Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus (1923-71) is frequently lambasted for being insensitive and exploitative . Rosenblum talks about her “derisive treatment”, being “ungenerous” and refers to her ‘Mother Holding Her child, N.J (1967) as being one of the “most alienated images of motherhood … Continue reading

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