Venue for FMP Installation

mickyatesCambodia, CambodiaFMP, Coursework, Event, Exhibition, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek1, Installation, Photography, Plans & Notes, Project Development 1 Comment

I got confirmation today that I have two weeks at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, December 4th onwards (effectively until Christmas).  This is manageable within the FMP timelines (just). Lots of time, though, to think through what can be part of the installation, and how best to execute. The venue is one of the best in Bath, hosting …

Sebastião Salgado

mickyatesAesthetics, Art, Coursework, Documentary, Gaze, ICWeek8, Informing Contexts, Photography, Portrait, Travel 4 Comments

A couple of years ago, the PhotoBath collective, of which I am a member, mounted a successful exhibition of Sebastião Salgado’s work. It featured 8 platinum prints, produced by his local print maker. Bluntly, I was not a particular fan of Salgado. There was something about the sheer ‘epicness’ and technical wizardry of the photographs that can detract from the …