Three Images – Contexts & Disciplines

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For this week’s webinar with Gary, we have been asked to consider the disciplines other than photography, and the critical contexts which are relevant to our practice. Here are my choices: Header image: Family in Trapeang Prasat (2000) Disciplines: research, history, social development Ta Mok’s Dead Lake (2000) Disciplines: research, history Lost, Mangochi District Hospital (2002) Disciplines: ethics, research, social …

Joseph Wright of Derby

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Several of my fellow students have noted painters such as Caravaggio and Rembrandt as inspirations, with their mastery of both light and compositions, delivering works of great beauty and power. Since I was a kid, growing up near Derby, I was always fascinated by Joseph Wright of Derby, wondering ‘how did he paint that’. I don’t think his work has …