What is Street Photography?

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I have an ongoing project to digitise my film archives, which has been a bit interrupted by the MA. So a 2019 resolution is to make more progress on the task. On New Year’s Day, I posted the image in the header, ‘Drivers‘. It was taken in October, 1972, at Warkworth, Northumberland, using a Praktica Nova 1B (the first real …

Artist’s Statements

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Arty Bollocks has an ‘Instant Artists Statement Generator‘ … and here is an example: ‘My work explores the relationship between postmodern discourse and vegetarian ethics. With influences as diverse as Derrida and Miles Davis, new tensions are generated from both traditional and modern narratives. Ever since I was a teenager I have been fascinated by the essential unreality of the …