The Best of 2018

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In the Sustainable Prospects module, we covered the power of social media, within which I assessed my current position and conducted some Instagram promotional experiments. As I noted in these posts, as a ‘data geek’ I have been tracking my ‘likes’ profile on Facebook and Instagram since 2015 – all images, genres, groups. So, at year end, it is fairly easy …

Artist’s Statements – Part Two

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I have written an earlier post on Artist’s Statements. I then posted links to this on Facebook, and asked for input, the ‘wisdom of the crowd. Several reactions were noted, from professional photographers and serious amateurs. Here is the thread: Deanne: Antony Gormley gives an official ‘reason’ for all of his art. I however suspect he just likes to have …