And When I am Formulated, Sprawling on a Pin

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And I have known the eyes already, known them all, The eyes that fix you in a formulated phrase, And when I am formulated, sprawling on a pin, And I am pinned and wriggling on the wall, Then how should I begin? T S Eliot, 1915, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Susan Sontag (1977, pg 155) accuses photography of …

Giving constructive, critical feedback

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A couple of thoughts on the use of Critical Theory in photography. Firstly, intrinsic to any process of critique is the practice of feedback. That may be verbal or written or even visual. I have had to give literally hundreds of personal performance reviews, in business and academia, to varying levels of detail. Sometimes it is face to face, sometimes not. …