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, …

Sarath – Earliest Photographs

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Sarath and his family destroyed any photographs they had during the Khmer Rouge years, for fear of being interrogated about their past. He has been trying to find the oldest pictures he has – and did not realise that his sister had a few. This was taken when he was just starting out as a primary school teacher, probably 1981/1982, …