The course is starting to get pretty hectic now. Not just my thoughts, but those of my peers too. We all have jobs which have to be done and the course seems to be taking up all other waking hours. And no one is complaining. … Continue readingReflections on Week Six and Seven
An Ethical Practice My practice, to a large extend, is about the development of my own ideas and the creation of my own stories. Therefore, my main responsibility is to be truthful in what I say through my pictures. Truth Donald Trump’s constant cries of … Continue readingReflections on Week Five
Collaboration. Prior to this week’s activity, I had never collaborated on a photographic project. So this was all going to be new. I posted an image as requested, no takers. I added some explanatory text and I quickly got a response from Hilde. We started … Continue readingReflections on Week Four
Photography and technology. Of all the arts, there are two that are very closely linked to the development of technology: music and photography. Each can trace major developments to the availability of technological innovation. The piano, the violin and the trumpet are all undeniably technological … Continue readingReflections on Week Three
The case for a new genre. The “Other Than Photography” forum discussion has been superb. So many great ideas and influences. Songs, paintings, music and books. I put forward the practice of walking as an inspiration for my photography. I knew that plenty of artists … Continue readingWalking Photography
I suppose the main challenge that I faced was getting “up to speed” in a learning environment. I graduated from my first degree twenty four years ago. As soon as I started the background reading for the MA, it reminded me that the mindset of … Continue readingReflections on Positions and Practice Week One.
Week one and the first webinar. First time showing work and first time interacting with fellow students. So there was that wonderful mix of excitement and trepidation. Of course everything went well, my peers are lovely and Cemre was very encouraging. The topic was the … Continue readingPositions and Practice – Week 1