Week Eleven Reflections – Pictures at an Exhibition

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The past couple of weeks have been full of gallery visits – Don McCullin, Vincent Van Gogh and Diane Arbus. Dave Heath was at the Photographer’s Gallery – as were the Deutsche Börse Prize shortlist –  Susan Meiselas, Arwed Messmer, Laia Abril and Mark Ruwedel. And I finishing off the week with our very own Ant Prothero. I have already written about …

Feeling a little frustrated

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There is some kind of irony in the fact that, just as I (and others) feel that I am making some real breakthroughs in the imagery for my project, I feel rather overwhelmed by it all. I have known from the beginning that re-visiting Cambodia would unleash several genies from several bottles. It was never as simple as creating a …