Quotes

    Informing Contexts Posts
    • Susan Sontag – Quotes from ‘On Photography’ April 10, 2019 Quite frankly, I am not a fan of Susan Sontag. I find her work lacking in academic rigour, and very prone to deeply personal judgment ... Read more...
    • John Berger – Notes April 10, 2019 Chapter 1 .. seeing ‘Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognises before it can speak’. (pg. 7). ‘The way we see things is affected by ... Read more...
    • Towards a Critical Review April 9, 2019 I am collecting some of the most inspirational and appropriate quotes from my research, as used in various CRJ posts over the past 15 months, with the references or ... Read more...
    • 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...
    • Don McCullin April 5, 2019 Ingrid and I have seen a lot of exhibitions over the years, but the current Don McCullin show at Tate Britain really rates as one ... Read more...
    • Pictures and Words March 17, 2019 Robert Frank said, ‘Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference, and it is important to see what is invisible to others’. (cited ... 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...
    • 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...
    • Artist’s Statements December 29, 2018 Arty Bollocks has an ‘Instant Artists Statement Generator‘ … and here is an example: ‘My work explores the relationship between postmodern discourse and vegetarian ethics. With ... Read more...
    Positions & Practice Posts
    • The Cruel Radiance – Susie Linfield March 18, 2018 I just read The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political violence, by Susie Linfield (University of Chicago Press, 2010), and found it totally fascinating. Essentially, Linfield ... Read more...
    • Constructs and Seeing February 24, 2018 In talking with Steph Cosgrove about my documentary work at the recent Falmouth ‘Face 2 Face’, she was good enough to share some videos about the image ... Read more...
    Surfaces & Strategies Posts
    Sustainable Prospects Posts