Work in Progress – I missed my Mother

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I have completed the S&S WIP selection. Posts have already been written which explain my rational on intimacy, landscape and negative traces. Some of my fellow students have expressed (positive) surprise that this work is a departure from what they have come to expect from me so far in the course. Fortunately, the comments have been generally encouraging. Yas Crawford …

Qs week 2 – 3rd presentation – “Fields of Cultural Interest”

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Q: Which of the disciplines discussed here do you feel is most relevant to Sam Shere’s famous photograph? In the ‘fields of cultural interest’ (Roland Barthes), many apply to Shere’s image. It was an embarrassment to the pride of Nazi Germany (politics). It was a significant moment in the history of air travel (history). It impacted air traveller views of …