Intimacy

mickyatesArt, ContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, Environmental, Expressionism, Ideas, Impressionism, Landscape, Narrative, Photography, Portrait, SSWeek11, SurfacesStrategies, Traces 14 Comments

‘… all good photographers have a deep commitment to, and involvement with, their subjects, and through photography they are communicating their understanding and passion to others.’ Bill Jay, Occam’s Razor, 1992, pg 18 I wrote a piece on ‘preciousness‘ in art and photography a couple of weeks ago. Now, I want to address something even more important to my future …

Landscape

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I have been studying the materials for Positions and Practices, and was quite taken with the chapter on Territorial Photography by Joel Snyder, in the book Landscape and Power by WJT Mitchell. Landscape is not really the centre of my practice, though I am always attracted to the genre, which probably goes back to my painting days, and studying art in …