Globalisation – a Personal Tale

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Week One reading includes ‘Global Photography‘, by David Bate, in Photography: The Key Concepts (2016). Bate starts his chapter with: “Globalization” is a term now commonly used and abused in a variety of contexts. The “global” can be found used as much in corporate strategy documents as in critical literature on the arts, culture, and discussions on the impact of …

Landscape

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I have been studying the materials for Positions and Practices, and was quite taken with the chapter on Territorial Photography by Joel Snyder, in the book Landscape and Power by WJT Mitchell. Landscape is not really the centre of my practice, though I am always attracted to the genre, which probably goes back to my painting days, and studying art in …