SP Week One Reflections

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Sarah Leen, Director of Photography, National Geographic (from ‘Why We Do it‘), said: ‘I have spent my entire professional life creating, editing, critiquing or teaching photography and working with photographers. It has been the way that I have experienced much of the world. In a deeply personal way I feel an image is a poem about time, about “staying the …

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 …