Masks: Perception and Misdirection

We wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes, This debt we pay to human guile; With torn and bleeding hearts we smile, And mouth with myriad subtleties.   –Dunbar The mask is able to form a bridge or a barrier between the real outer world, and the inner …

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Negative Feedback

My work as presented a few days ago, has clearly not been as well received as I originally thought. I received this email from head of department. A bit of a bolt from the blue, and has somewhat deflated me. It would appear that all this work is for not very much. All this is …

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Joyce Tenneson

Tenneson is among the most respected photographers of our time, and has been described critically as “one of America’s most interesting portrayers of the human character.” Her work is a combination of portraiture and mythology-she is interested in discovering the archetypes of our being. Tenneson’s work has been shown in over 150 exhibitions worldwide, and …

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Steve Pyke

Steve Pyke is a Leicester-born portrait photographer. He started out working for NME and The Face in the early 1980s. Today he is the staff photographer for The New Yorker – a position he was awarded after Richard Avedon died. He is one of the most important portrait photographers of our time. He is included …

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Mid Point Review: 2 December 2013.

We were required to present a sample of images to the year group, and talk about the project in general. Also required was a written summation. This has been added below. A mid point look at progress, problems and future direction. After presentation the group asked questions and observations and criticisms were made. In general …

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