Cultural Context

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Almost all of this MA program to date uses a European / American ‘gaze’, in its choice of reading and referenced photographers – even the exercises. This is not unusual. For example, the volume that is a self described ‘bible’ on street photography, Bystander, considers itself as a comprehensive history – yet has almost no references outside of the Western …

Week Eleven Reflections – Professional Location of Practice

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For this week’s reflections, I want to discuss my Practice, and where it is going. Following on from the ‘Let’s Talk Business‘ and ‘Back to the Beginning – My Photographic DNA‘ work, I developed a new Artist’s Statement. I aim to delight and challenge my audiences with engaging and creative story-telling. Having travelled and worked all over the world, my photography is informed …