Qs week 2 – 1st presentation – “Multiple media and Interdisciplinary practices”

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Q: What does the moving image tell you about the still photographic image? The presentation did a great job in illustrating the similarities and differences of the two media. Beyond the presentation, I was also struck by David Campany‘s ‘Safety in Numbness’.  The conversation around the evolution of photography to become a ‘post’ activity was eye opening. By reading Campany, …

The Caged Bird

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Was very taken by this from Joel Saarda, writing about his inspiration for photography as part of Week 2, Interdisciplinary. Joel was referring to Maya Angelou’s “Caged Bird” from Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing? in the Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (Random House Inc., 1994) “I also see the photographer as a caged bird. One who desperately wishes to convey something, freely share their song …