A research-led practice

mickyates Aftermath, Audience, Critical Research Journal, Dark Tourism, Documentary, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek13, Genocide, History, Ideas, Landscape, Photography, Practice, Project Development, Rephotography, Unfinished Stories Leave a Comment

The MA is now in its 21st month. In that time I have flown almost exactly 50,000 miles to and from Cambodia. Looking at my bookshelves, I have added over 120 books to our library on Cambodia and related history, atrocity, Genocide, documentary photography, ethics and critical theory – not to mention several dozen photo books for inspiration. There are …

Jae Emerling – Archives and Time

mickyates Archives, Art, Audience, Autoethnography, Books, ContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek5, Ideas, Painting, Photography, Project Development, Time Leave a Comment

At Gary’s recommendation, I have been reading Jae Emerling, particularly on time and archives, as being highly appropriate for my FMP. Whilst I find Emerling’s style overly heavy on quotes and notes, it is a useful book. A few initial thoughts: First, the distinction between snapshot and time exposure has always seemed specious to me (pg 171). Technically they are …