Showing the Hidden

mickyatesAftermath, Cambodia, CambodiaFMP, Critical Research Journal, Photography, Project Development, SSWeek5, SurfacesStrategies, Traces 3 Comments

The Landings Exhibition is in preparation, and there is a call for entries. At the same time, I am continuing to explore the idea of ‘traces’ of the genocide, from the viewpoint of survivors, protagonists and observers / tourists. For Landings, we need to offer five words that sum up the entry. Some seem obvious, others less so. Here is …

Windows on the Hidden

mickyatesAbstract, Aftermath, Art, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, Photography, Project Development, Rephotography, SSWeek5, SurfacesStrategies, Traces 2 Comments

I have found the last couple of weeks most enjoyable, exploring new kinds of imagery, both to learn new techniques and to consider ways of bringing alive the ‘traces’ idea. The past week’s exercise led me to explore cyanotypes, albeit at the most simple level, sunprint paper. The resulting, aesthetically pleasing images, and the positive reaction of others to the …