At the University of Leeds

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I was in Leeds this week,  giving my first lecture to the MA Media and Communications students. I had been invited by Dr. Jim Brogden, Programme Leader MA Film, Photography and Media. The subject of the lecture was my work in Cambodia, and how I had arrived at the current FMP work. I spent quite some time discussing ethical issues of documentary …

Week Two Reflections

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Whilst I am enjoying the research and writing, I admit to an increasing unease with some of the academic theories of photography. Hence my posts on ‘index and icon‘, ‘congruence‘, ‘cultural context‘ and, in earlier days, ‘interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary‘ thinking. Photography impacts so many disciplines – science, history, anthropology, ecology, art, cultural studies, business and so on … maybe even …