Everbody Street

mickyates Documentary, Ethics, Ideas, Mick's Photo Blog, Narrative, Photography, Street Leave a Comment

I recommend this movie. To me, it exemplifies the power of street work as social commentary and documentary. Time certainly changes how we view images, but what is striking in the movie is how so many photographers had  body of work in mind. Serendipity on the street, of course, but we also make our own luck. It also highlights the …

A Constructed Image

mickyates Aftermath, Audience, Cambodia, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, Ethics, Exhibition, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek15, Genocide, Holocaust, Ideas, Installation, Journalism, Landscape, Narrative, Photography, Practice, Project Development, Time, Traces, Unfinished Stories Leave a Comment

As I am closing in on the final choices and hanging plan – and nearing the time that I need to write a Critical Review – it seems appropriate to summarise some of my thought processes. Unfinished Stories aims to put previously unheard personal memories into a new collective memory, reinforced by a reconstruction of events through photography. This is …