Deleuze, Time and Archives

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Gilles Deleuze is both an influential, original philosopher – and a hard one to totally ‘get’. Frankly, before the MA I had paid only passing attention to his work. However, increasingly his views on time and repetition have value in thinking through both photographic archives – their construction, value and meaning – and rephotography. Gary is working on these issues, …

Week Five Reflections – What I Love to Do

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Events, getting mixed in with people, getting close, trying to capture the atmosphere. That is my reflection this week. The local camera group have been asked by Frome Festival to capture the events, a surprisingly big, diverse program of events of all kinds, spread from one weekend to another.  It was hard to resist, and honestly provided a welcome break …