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Pages from My Sketchbook

Along with this blog, I have been researching artists and work which influences my ideas with a personal sketchbook.

These are a few pages in which I have researched into Tony Blood, Duane Michals, and my lecturer, Peter Day in the sense of location within identity photographs.

Las aventuras de Constantin Cavafy // The adventures of Constantin Cavafy (by Duane Michals)

En “Las aventuras de Constantin Cavafy” las imagenes de Duane Michals ilustran vagamente la poesía de Cavafy, mientras investigan temas como el tiempo perdido, el amor descubierto y recordado, y el sublime reino de lo surrealista. 192 more words


Assignment 3 - Putting Yourself in the Picture

My aim for Assignment Three, Putting yourself in the Picture, was to create a link between my great-grandfather, Jack Murphy and me using photographs.

I thought it a good idea to look again at the work of Trish Morrissey and Gillian Wearing, as both created new bodies of work inspired by their family photographs. 1,457 more words

Gillian Wearing

Pienso acerca de pensar // I think about thinking (by Duane Michals, 2000)

En esencia Duane Michals (Pensilvania, 1932) es un contador de historias y con ellas nos acerca al universo inagotable de su pensamiento. En su “Autorretrato”, se muestra a sí mismo de espalda al espectador leyendo un libro cuyo texto es el foco de la imagen: “I think about thinking”. 1,197 more words


on what you can't see

“Photographers tend not to photograph what they can’t see, which is the very reason one should try to attempt it. Otherwise we’re going to go on forever just photographing more faces and more rooms and more places. 32 more words

On Photography

Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘Wouldn’t it be interesting if…’; And then do it. ~ Duane Michals

Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be – Duane Michals