Punctum is a Duration – Jacques Derrida

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I have been wandering through the pages of Fifty Key Writers on Photography (edited by Mark Durden), and was stopped by Derrida. He argues that Barthes‘ Punctum is not a point – but a duration. Derrida is taking a phenomenological view – that our experience impacts how we view that ‘moment’ of punctum. It has relation to the past and …

Week Three Reflections

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Still frustrated. On the plus side, had a really good conversation with Krishna and Isabella in the webinar this week. It was fascinating (and inspiring) to look over Isabella’s work, in a  very small group. Lovely work, and very attuned to the kind of things I am trying to work with in ‘traces’. Krishna also delivered on the ‘what would …