Week Seven Reflections – Webinar with Michelle

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In the critical reviews at the F2F, Michelle made several comments on the work I presented. On the colour work, she noticed some potential typologies – for example, the central ‘placement’ of the lake in the Killing Fields image. We also discussed the ‘right’ lighting, to draw out the paradox of such a classically beautiful spot actually being ‘hidden’ mass …

David Goldblatt

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‘I suppose at best, I had hoped we might see ourselves revealed, as it were, by a mirror held up to ourselves’ David Goldblatt, 2017. I was aware of some of David Goldblatt’s work, as I recall reading his obituary in the BJP last year. But my knowledge was superficial. Michelle suggested I look in more detail, particularly at his …