Ethics of Photography – Participation

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Ethics has two broad modes of definition – personal and organisational. In everyday use, the word ‘ethics’ gets used in many different ways. For example, sometimes we talk of an individual’s ethics. And sometimes we talk about the ethics of an organisation. In the later, we are treating an organisation as a body with intention, just as if it were …

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, …