Week Three Reflections

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As I write this, I am on Day 3 of a two week Cambodia trip, so most of my thought processes are focused on the work to be done, here. My reading for the trip includes Setting Sun: Writings by Japanese Photographers. I have always had a fondness for all things Japanese, and when Paul pointed this book out, I had …

Traces, Spaces, Faces, Places

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With your peers, discuss whether you think the constructed photographs included in this session ‘lie’, the extent these photographs are fictional, and the methods you use to ‘interpret’ the world. …………………. I am reminded of philosopher Harry Frankfurt, who wrote that brilliant little book ‘On Bullshit’. Harry makes the potent point that to lie, we must have some inkling of the truth. Yet, …