Ethics of Documentary – Side Gallery

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The Amber Collective / Side Gallery has been running a short Zoom series on ethics, and I thought yesterday’s session was particularly good, especially with the contributions of Mark Sealy. Here are a few notes. Introductory comments: Mark Sealy. Decolonisation means opening the door to new epistemes, and breaking photography free of its ‘white Eurocentric’ past. Carol McKay. We must …

Final Major Project – Grades – Where To, Now?

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Well, it’s all over! My overall grade for the Final major Project module was 72.9% – my best yet. Encouragingly, the results against the Learning Objectives was also amongst my best of the MA, and very even. One that really stood out was ‘professional location of practice’, where the grades were quite dramatically ahead of the other modules, where that …