Reviews and Feedback

mickyates Critical Research Journal, Critical Theory, Documentary, Exhibition, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek18, Ideas, Installation, Photography, Project Development, Unfinished Stories Leave a Comment

I have asked several people for feedback and / or reviews of my work. I know some but not all of these people personally, and it is an eclectic group – artists, photographers, academics. Local artist and polymath Richard Young was the first to reply. I am grateful for his thoughtful response. We live in a world with a history …

Photography and War – Pippa Oldfield

mickyates Books, ContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, Critical Theory, Documentary, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek17, Genocide, Photography, Writing Leave a Comment

Reaktion books have an excellent series on photographic issues and theme, Exposures. A recent edition is by Pippa Oldfield, on Photography and War. The book is set out in themes: Dispatches from the Combat Zone (traditional, male oriented war reporting; Military Vision (the use of photography by Governments to wage war); Home Fronts (photographs documenting civil society at war); Secrets …