Project Title?

I have the working title of “Chimera” for the project. However I do like the word.. “Disintegration”  as in in collapsing of a mask.. the disintegration of the mask. I think it is probably better or closer to the essence of the project… Working on a summation: A working summation. “Disintegration” is the exploration of …

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Reflections, Thoughts and Next Steps

This week I have had a seminar with Kartini, and I presented my work to the “illuminare” group of fine art students st the University of Northampton. What was very revealing in constructing the PowerPoint, and then making the half hour talk was that the whole process forced me to step back and look at …

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More Disintegration…

All the images from the latest photo shoot, shot from start to finish. unedited. The plan is now that the RAW files are in the bag, and backed up… the editing and finalisation of the images will take place at a later date. I have worked on some of the stronger images, and those are …

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Things to do… Contextual Report

I need to make a start on the contextual report. I have found the notes made last term, and need to construct a structure. I need to formulate a concrete academic idea, and then drive the report towards that idea. Notes from that lecture are below: Re-reading the notes, it is the critical reflection that …

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2D or Not 2D: Alexander Khokhlov

The portraits in 2D or Not 2D sometimes look quite painted, and optical illusions frequently play a role in making you wonder if you’re looking at a two-dimensional object. But the majority of the photos give themselves away on purpose by leaving the models’ eyes open — two pools of reality in an otherwise two …

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Disintegration

The latest set of images were taken with the deliberate intention of creating, firstly a “pretty” image., then degrading the surface to see what the effect would be. This was to take place in a bath, and ten liters of milk were used to fill the bath. The bath was used to simplify the filling …

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What is Identity?

“We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.” ― Andre Berthiaume   Identity is more than just our given name. Identity is much more complex than that. Identity from group or community: We can be part of a wider national identity, or a …

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