Daido Moriyama – Record

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Daido Moriyama, when history is written, will be noted as one of the greatest photographers of his generation. Japanese photography has always interested me, even before we lived there. Yet it still seems under-appreciated in this part of the world. Witness Bystander by Westerbeck and Meyerowitz – even in the latest (2017) edition they totally ignored Japanese Street Photography, marring an …

Three Images – Contexts & Disciplines

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For this week’s webinar with Gary, we have been asked to consider the disciplines other than photography, and the critical contexts which are relevant to our practice. Here are my choices: Header image: Family in Trapeang Prasat (2000) Disciplines: research, history, social development Ta Mok’s Dead Lake (2000) Disciplines: research, history Lost, Mangochi District Hospital (2002) Disciplines: ethics, research, social …