Ain’t no Shame in my Game

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I used to do a lot of street photography, although most recently I have been a little bored by it – in the sense that there is a lot of ‘opportunistic’ street photography being shared on social media, rather than images with some meaning. Those images can also sometimes veer into exploitation of the subject – one could include some …

Artist’s Statements

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Arty Bollocks has an ‘Instant Artists Statement Generator‘ … and here is an example: ‘My work explores the relationship between postmodern discourse and vegetarian ethics. With influences as diverse as Derrida and Miles Davis, new tensions are generated from both traditional and modern narratives. Ever since I was a teenager I have been fascinated by the essential unreality of the …