David Goldblatt

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‘I suppose at best, I had hoped we might see ourselves revealed, as it were, by a mirror held up to ourselves’ David Goldblatt, 2017. I was aware of some of David Goldblatt’s work, as I recall reading his obituary in the BJP last year. But my knowledge was superficial. Michelle suggested I look in more detail, particularly at his …

Digital …

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Just to get something off my chest. I have been reading a few books on the ‘digital revolution’, and almost all manage to use the word ‘digital’ in overlapping and sometimes non-defined ways. The intent, I assume, is to somehow make everything digital totally different to anything analogue. But the effect is to confuse and in some cases exaggerate. Ritchin’s …