Curationism – David Balzer

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Notes from David Balzer’s  How Curation took over the Art World and Everything Else. He tracks the development of curation, both as an act and then as a profession. He suggests that curation is seen as a way to add value to art or indeed assets of any kind. And he goes on to talk about the work of curation – …

Memory, Narration and Curation in Photography

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Reading Roland Barthes‘ Camera Lucida reminded me of a  post I wrote in 2014. Here it is, in full. In recent meetings and photo shoots with friends, I have been attempting to self-appraise my photography – when do I shoot my best work, when do I not? Perhaps a little presumptuously, what is my signature style, when am I doing a good job? …