Positions & Practice Reflections – Grades – Where To, Now?

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Well, the grades are in for the Project Proposal and the Work in Progress portfolio. I think it’s fair to say that I have mixed feelings. Happy, relieved and perplexed. On the one hand, I am extremely pleased with the grades for the Oral Presentation and the Project Proposal – both just at distinction level which is a pleasant surprise …

26 Vinyl Records

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Ed Ruscha (1937 – ) created Twenty-Six Gasoline Stations in 1963, a small, self published book. Ruscha set in motion a new way to think about photography books, and photography as art. From Wikipedia: ‘From the first service station, ‘Bob’s Service’ in Los Angeles where Ruscha lived, the book follows a journey back to Oklahoma City where he had grown up and …