Gina Miller

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I was asked to shoot Gina Miller’s book signing this past week. Gina is the legal activist that took the UK Government to court, to ensure that Parliament has a say on Brexit – and won. As a result, she is both famous and vilified, depending on your viewpoint. It was quite a difficult event to shoot, as the setting …

Some notes on Ariella Azoulay’s writing

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These notes are not a full book review – more the key points that struck me, appropriate to my project work. On ‘The Civil Contract of Photography‘, 2008 Interesting thoughts on Jonathan Walker’s palm .. he had it photographed (1845) with the SS tattoo he received (as a slave stealer). He was imprisoned for freeing slaves, so his photograph was …