Surfaces & Strategies Oral Presentation

mickyatesAftermath, Cambodia, ContextualResearch, Coursework, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, Environmental, Genocide, Ideas, Movies, Oral Presentation, Photography, Project Development, SSWeek12, Stories, SurfacesStrategies 3 Comments

 I am exploring the long-term impact of the Khmer Rouge Genocide, and especially its impact on education. This includes revisiting our family history with that country and its people. Rather than creating a documentary about that Genocide, I see it as contextfor the real focus of my project, which is capturing and making public the unfinished stories from Cambodians, …

Intimacy

mickyatesArt, ContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, Environmental, Expressionism, Ideas, Impressionism, Landscape, Narrative, Photography, Portrait, SSWeek11, SurfacesStrategies, Traces 14 Comments

‘… all good photographers have a deep commitment to, and involvement with, their subjects, and through photography they are communicating their understanding and passion to others.’ Bill Jay, Occam’s Razor, 1992, pg 18 I wrote a piece on ‘preciousness‘ in art and photography a couple of weeks ago. Now, I want to address something even more important to my future …