Portrait photography and mental health projects

21st July 2020 Art and photography and mental health illnesses, a statement with very little words but which when researched opens up an enormous treasure chest of very different visual representations. The vast majority of these images are creative in that they have been manipulated or use lighting and props to convey meanings and feelings.... Continue Reading →

Glitch artists and glitch photographers

16th July 2020 Sabato Visconti I have found it quite hard to research and analyse Visconti's work. if you visit his website Sabatobox.com, Instagram page, Facebook and Saatchi Art online, they all present different types of his work. I find this difficult because apart from the fact they are all manipulated images I can not... Continue Reading →

Jo Spence

28th March 2020 As part of my research my tutor suggested looking at Jo Spence's self-portrait work, especially 'Remodelling Photo History, Revisualization' 1981-1982. Remodelling Photo History is also known as The History Lesson. However, on beginning my research I have found Jo Spence to be such an inspiration and of interest to me that I... Continue Reading →

Research point – Self reflection

22nd April 2020 Throughout this course you've been introduced to the work of different photographers to help give you an understanding of the creative potential of photography. Now it's time to question your own work and identify anything you think is lacking. You don't have to be over-critical, just honest.OCA Foundations in Photography course folder... Continue Reading →

Letting your photography tell a story

31st January 2020 Research the sequences of Duane Michals online.www.dcmooregallery.com/artists/duane-michals/series/sequencesOCA Foundations in Photography Course Folder pg122 I have written about Michals for my blog on the 21st November 2019 and you will find the research under the heading, Research point - Sequence: Muybridge, Michals, Arnatt, Hilliard and Ruscha, here. I have just researched the above... Continue Reading →

Cindy Sherman

31st January 2020 Cindy Sherman consciously played with the identity representations of women in movies by photographing herself in different female roles. Her later work makes use of prosthetic make-up, costume, props and sets to emphasise the ways women were represented in historic paintings...... In staged photography you're telling a story, a fiction that may... Continue Reading →

Richard Billingham – Ray’s a Laugh

22nd January 2020 Take a look at Richard Billingham's Ray's a Laugh - a collection of family portraits originally taken as visual research for a painting project.It's important to make a distinction here between what we know through experience and verbal language and what is specifically visual.OCA Foundations in Photography Course Folder pg117 WOW! The... Continue Reading →

Truth: Nan Goldin – The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

13th January 2019 In this assignment I saw a division between ‘photographic truth’ and ‘photographic fiction’ within self-portraiture. With this in mind I recommend you look into the following artists: ‘Truth’: Nan Goldin – The Ballad of Sexual Dependency – not all self-portraits in the literal sense but does include some plus the work as a... Continue Reading →

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