Collaboration & Participation

mickyatesArt, Collaboration, Generative, Photography, Social, SSWeek3, SurfacesStrategies 2 Comments

This module is dealing in detail with the issues of collaboration and participation. I am reading Claire Bishop‘s ‘Artificial Hells‘ in combination with the week’s recommend papers. I like the distinctions she is drawing between different kinds of collaboration and participation. When viewed alongside Ariella Azoulay‘s ‘Civil Contract of Photography‘ makes a powerful case for photography being a much more collective activity than it seems …

Globalisation – a Personal Tale

mickyatesContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, History, Ideas, Personal, Photography, PositionsPractice, PPWeek1, Social, Travel 1 Comment

Week One reading includes ‘Global Photography‘, by David Bate, in Photography: The Key Concepts (2016). Bate starts his chapter with: “Globalization” is a term now commonly used and abused in a variety of contexts. The “global” can be found used as much in corporate strategy documents as in critical literature on the arts, culture, and discussions on the impact of …