Week Seven Reflections – Webinar with Michelle

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In the critical reviews at the F2F, Michelle made several comments on the work I presented. On the colour work, she noticed some potential typologies – for example, the central ‘placement’ of the lake in the Killing Fields image. We also discussed the ‘right’ lighting, to draw out the paradox of such a classically beautiful spot actually being ‘hidden’ mass …

Responses & Responsibilities

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James Elkins, in What Photography Is (2011), analyses photographs from 1905 of Lingqi, the Chinese ‘death by a thousand cuts’. (chapter 6, pg 177-220). I will not post the images here. Perhaps in that I am guilty of the kind of censorship that Tori Rose Deghett describes, but I think that is an editorial decision, not a political decision, which …