my work, notes, process, and some thoughts

Ruins

From ‘Ruins’, Edited by Brian Dillon Ruins of memory Notes from Rebecca Solnit (p150-152) Ruins stand as reminders Memory is always incomplete falling into ruin, but the ruins themselves, like traces, are treasures Ruins are links to what came ...

Ruins or Relics?

What is a ruin?What is a relic? Solnit writes in ‘Ruins of Memory’ that ruins stand as remindersour links to what came beforeour guide to situating ourselves in a landscape of time … to erase ruins is to erase the visible triggers of ...

Design Thinking

Here is a good definition of ‘design thinking‘ posted by the Interaction Design Foundation. What is Design Thinking? “Design Thinking is an iterative process in which we seek to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine ...

Abstraction taxonomy

7 categories of Abstraction in Photography Costello, D. 2018, ‘What is Abstraction in Photography’, British Journal of Aesthetics Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 385–400. Costello identifies and describes 7 categories of Abstraction in Photography. While ...

Moholy-Nagy and Abstraction

Amano blog post: Amano photographic studies Amano writing a summary of the exhibition Bauhaus and Photography (Feb 19th 2019) states Moholy-Nagy at the Bauhaus was interested in a pioneering attitude and asked where photography might be heading. He helped ...

Reflective Practice

The ability to transfer knowledge between creative projects has been linked to developing expertise and as such, is an important skill for creative practitioners. However, externalising and analysing the knowledge from the creative project in ways that ...

My street work

I would typically shoot Saturday and Sunday mornings before the shops opened, and when there were fewer people around. Initially as I explored what worked and did not work, it was an advantage to not have to explain what I was doing. As I refined my ...
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