The Morris Minor

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Having re-visited the Day Before Christmas, I decided to look again at the Flickr archives. Towards the end of 2005, a group entitled ‘Manipulate This!’ was formed – it still exists though seems to have changed tack a bit. Originally, the idea was to post an image, and let other’s manipulate it as they saw fit. Often several images would …

Collaboration & Participation

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This module is dealing in detail with the issues of collaboration and participation. I am reading Claire Bishop‘s ‘Artificial Hells‘ in combination with the week’s recommend papers. I like the distinctions she is drawing between different kinds of collaboration and participation. When viewed alongside Ariella Azoulay‘s ‘Civil Contract of Photography‘ makes a powerful case for photography being a much more collective activity than it seems …