Sustainable Prospects – Grades – Where To, Now?

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I have just received the grades for Sustainable Prospects – 70% overall, Distinction level, I assume, which is pretty much in line with Surfaces & Strategies and Positions and Practice – though a nit picking statistician might say it is a downward trend 🙂 It was a totally flat set of grades – literally 70% each for the Oral Presentation, …

Cultural Context

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Almost all of this MA program to date uses a European / American ‘gaze’, in its choice of reading and referenced photographers – even the exercises. This is not unusual. For example, the volume that is a self described ‘bible’ on street photography, Bystander, considers itself as a comprehensive history – yet has almost no references outside of the Western …