Japanese Photography

Informing Contexts Posts
  • Setting Sun – Quotes – Part Two April 7, 2019 MEDIA Introduction ‘In postwar Japan, the photograph in its truest form is widely understood to be a reproduction imprint. It might almost be said that the fine-art ... Read more...
  • Setting Sun – Quotes – Part One April 7, 2019 Quotes and notes: INTRODUCTION Anne Wilkes Tucker Daido Moriyama states that photography is ‘ .. not a social business, but personal work’. (pg 18) Tucker comments: ‘There is no separation ... Read more...
  • Week Three Reflections February 17, 2019 As I write this, I am on Day 3 of a two week Cambodia trip, so most of my thought processes are focused on the ... Read more...
  • Traces, Spaces, Faces, Places February 16, 2019 With your peers, discuss whether you think the constructed photographs included in this session ‘lie’, the extent these photographs are fictional, and the methods you use to ‘interpret’ ... Read more...
  • Reflections on my Photographic Practice January 22, 2019 Robert Frank said, “Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference”. I provided  a reasonably thorough review of my photography in my ... Read more...
  • Provoke January 22, 2019 The Japanese photo magazine ‘Provoke’ only published three issues, in 1968 and 1969. It was a rejection of many of the then-prevailing ‘global’ photographic norms. ... Read more...
  • Nobuo Ina – Return to Photography January 21, 2019 I have just been reading Return to Photography, by Nobuo Ina (1898-1978). Ina was influenced by thinking on photography emanating from Germany (Bauhaus et al). ... Read more...
  • Cultural Context January 13, 2019 Almost all of this MA program to date uses a European / American ‘gaze’, in its choice of reading and referenced photographers – even the ... Read more...
  • Offering Critique January 13, 2019 Last autumn I decided to join the local Frome Wessex Camera Club, something I had not done before, as I am not a ‘competition’ person, ... Read more...
  • What is Street Photography? January 2, 2019 I have an ongoing project to digitise my film archives, which has been a bit interrupted by the MA. So a 2019 resolution is to ... Read more...
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