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 …

Week Seven Reflections – My Practice

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This week my reflections are about my practice, after a multi day event/documentary gig in London. Whilst I have shot events before, this week’s project was different in that it stretched over several days. I was asked to spend 4 days documenting Andrew Mlangeni’s visit to London. He was a close friend and ANC comrade of Nelson Mandela, and spent …