Part 2, Reflection

Reflection Reflection on the outcome of the assignment and the planning and research as they contributed to the outcome. Contextualisation I have aimed to contextualise my assignment work effectively having begun the planning of the assignment through the coursework tasks as well as having read, albeit initially only briefly, Baer’s reviews of trauma photography. I … More Part 2, Reflection

Assignment 2 – Photographing the Unseen

Assignment 2 had two options: Photographing the unseen or using props. I chose not to take the option of a named prop and photograph it throughout a created narrative but to consider the photographing of the unseen or ‘un-photographable’. Notes were made, (Photographing the Unseen), as to the type of subject matter that might be considered … More Assignment 2 – Photographing the Unseen

Part 2, Assignment, Research – Sally Mann

Research Sally Mann’s project, Antietam is a body of work depicting the battlefields of Antietam, near Sharpsburg, Maryland though they are taken between the years of 2000 and 2002, approximately 140 years after the warring had taken place. Mann’s photographs of Antietam followed to some degree, one of her previous projects, Mother Land, that found its beginnings … More Part 2, Assignment, Research – Sally Mann

Research – Assignment 2 – Photographing the Unseen, The Photography of Trauma

Research When Ulrich Baer considers giving memory a place he considers The Experience of Place, Picturing Nothing, the Photograph’s Reference, the Limits of Allegory, Landscape and Trauma, the Limits of Documentary Photographs and the Viewer as Witness, (P.61, Spectral Evidence: The Photography of Trauma). Using Mikael Levin’s project War Story, Baer is able to look … More Research – Assignment 2 – Photographing the Unseen, The Photography of Trauma

Part 2, Project 2, Image and Text – Interpretation of a Poem

. Exercise Choose a poem that resonates with you and then interpret it through photographs. Don’t attempt to describe the poem but instead give a sense of the feeling of the poem and the essence it exudes. You may choose to develop this idea into creating a short series of images reflecting your personal response … More Part 2, Project 2, Image and Text – Interpretation of a Poem

Part 2, Project 2, Image and Text – Research Point, Calle & Rickett

Research Examples of relay in contemporary photographic practice include Sophie Calle’s Take Care of Yourself and Sophy Rickett’s Objects in the Field where clashes of understanding or interpretation work together to create a perhaps incomplete but nonetheless enriching dialogue between artist and viewer. Sophie Calle’s Take Care of Yourself as a project created by the … More Part 2, Project 2, Image and Text – Research Point, Calle & Rickett

Notes – Considerations and Ideas – Exercise, Poem – [Unitled] by Dan Annett

Preparatory notes – first responses to [Untitled] by Dan Annett Notes CN2CourseworkPoemP1 CN2CourseworkPoemP2 CN2CourseworkPoemP3 CN2CourseworkPoemP4 These notes demonstrate initial thought processes and what I feel in response to the poem.  The are however not a ‘finished’ set of notes and only provided a commenciery point. For me, though not all of my feelings may be in … More Notes – Considerations and Ideas – Exercise, Poem – [Unitled] by Dan Annett