Reflections on Paradox – Curation

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‘Beautiful, simply powerful, thought-provoking, the words and pictures go together so well, courageous‘. These are some of the words written in the visitor’s book after the first few days of the installation. I have been positively surprised, and more than a little humbled, by the interest that visitors have taken in the exhibition. In 6 days, including the evening preview, …

A Constructed Image

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As I am closing in on the final choices and hanging plan – and nearing the time that I need to write a Critical Review – it seems appropriate to summarise some of my thought processes. Unfinished Stories aims to put previously unheard personal memories into a new collective memory, reinforced by a reconstruction of events through photography. This is …