Looking is Necessary

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Gian Butturini (1935-2006) was an Italian graphic designer who travelled to London in 1969. He took photographs of what was happening in the ‘swinging sixties’, and these were published in a book London, also in 1969. The photographs catch the energy of the city, in a grainy, blurry, dense street style – reminiscent of Provoke and Daido Moriyama. This past …

My Practice and Slide Film

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In the FMP, I will be re-looking at my photographic and other archives. Pretty much from the start of my photography, I used 35mm slide film. In the 1960s, 70s and 80s, that tended to be Agfa CT-18 or CT-21. When we moved to the USA in 1988, I switched to Ektachrome, usual 100. I worked my way from compact …