David Hurn – A Life in Pictures

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Just finally catching up with the excellent documentary on David Hurn from the BBC. It only has a few hours left to be available – and outside the UK it can’t be viewed. So here is a version from dailymotion:  The video gives great insight into David’s working practices, and especially his ability to engage at an emotional level …

Surfaces & Strategies Reflections – Grades – Where To, Now?

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Just got the Surfaces & Strategies results – and although the overall result (70.6%) is remarkably consistent with Positions & Practice (70.8%), the internals are different – and more balanced across the range of the assignments. I am particularly pleased that my WIP was better regarded than last time, as it is moving forward from the more traditional documentary approaches …