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Critical Review – outline of intention and photographers/work to be reviewed

September 27, 2012

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As part of my Advanced studies I have to prepare a critical studies text within my chosen genre – in my case portraiture. The exact description of the work in my  Advanced Learning Contract is as follows: “Contextual Studies Text: 2 – 3000 words, illustrated and fully referenced.  Define the areas of interest for your […]

Museum Portraits Update

February 25, 2012

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I have continued to work on my Museums project, which is a series of candid portraits of people looking at exhibits in London’s museums. The idea is to capture people in moments of reverie whilst gazing at exhibits. My aim is to make photographs which are sympathetic to the subjects whilst capturing the engagement between […]

Advanced Studies Initial Concept and Aesthetic/Practical Considerations

November 25, 2011

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I realise that I need to take a decision on the subject for my Advanced studies. I believe now that I can proceed with the Advanced work in parallel with Understanding Visual Culture. My main subject area will be Portraits in Series. I will undertake a critical review of the genre and conduct several projects […]

Thomas Struth

August 30, 2011

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Happily given my current interest in typological studies, the Whitechapel Gallery has been hosting a major exhibition by Thomas Struth. Struth studied under Bernd and Hilla Becher in Dusseldorf. Much of his early work could be viewed as typological. His oeuvre spans quite a range from urban landscapes, landscape, portraits, complex images of modern technology […]