Reviews and Feedback

mickyatesCritical Research Journal, Critical Theory, Documentary, Exhibition, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek18, Ideas, Installation, Photography, Project Development, Unfinished Stories 2 Comments

I have asked several people for feedback and / or reviews of my work. I know some but not all of these people personally, and it is an eclectic group – artists, photographers, academics. Local artist and polymath Richard Young was the first to reply. I am grateful for his thoughtful response. We live in a world with a history …

Khmer Quotes

mickyatesCambodia, Critical Research Journal, Exhibition, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek12, Ideas, Khmer, Photography, Practice, Project Development, Quotes 2 Comments

Thanks to input from both Gem and Richard Young (a fellow member of the PhotoBath collective), I think I had a bit of a breakthrough on the exhibition images. That is, to use Khmer text for the quotes, with a small English translation underneath. I believe that this makes the image intrinsically more interesting (maybe Barthes ‘punctum’ for some viewers?). …