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Lifting the Curtain – Photographic Influences

October 22, 2014

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As a photographic work, ‘Lifting the Curtain’ is multilayered. At its heart it is essentially documentary. The photographs record the urban landscape of East London as it is today but also evoke as sense of the past, revealing remnants of older phases of urban development mixed in with present day architecture, signage and  ‘street furniture’. It is also a […]

East End Project Texts – anchor, relay or both?

January 12, 2014

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I have been thinking a lot about how my texts will work with the photographs for the East End project. I have always thought that the text component would comprise of a title, which would locate the photograph in today’s East End, and a caption which would provide an additional, parallel, stream of information. I […]

Portraits in the Landscape

January 9, 2013

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At the beginning of February I am going on a photographic workshop in Scotland. The leaders of the workshop are Joe Cornish, David Ward, Eddie Ephraums and Adrian Hollister. I attended the workshop last year and thoroughly enjoyed myself. A particular highlight was learning about book production from Eddie who is a publisher – we […]

Thoughts from David Campany and Paul Graham

September 8, 2012

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Its a long time since I have posted to the blog. This should not be taken as inactivity. I have been progressing on a number of fronts simultaneously. My Urban Artists work is now very well advanced. I have had feedback from my tutor on Assignment 3 – I am an Ironman Self Portraits. I […]