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“An Occupation of Loss” Supports The Expression of Grief

In a visually and emotionally jarring display, Taryn Simon opened her latest exhibit “An Occupation of Loss” at the Park Avenue Armory last week on Sept. 483 more words


Musings A to Z Challenge: P

Challenge:  Write a short paragraph (100 words or less) daily on a topic beginning with the sequential letter of the alphabet.


Fibonacci sequences, thumbprints, leaves… every living thing displays the Designer’s patterns and, once upon a time, recognising patterns and movements was crucial to our survival.  76 more words


Image and Text

“Viewing one of these works involves looking briefly at the image, then looking away to read the text, and then looking anew at the image, lingering on it, drinking it in fully once it is loaded with meaning.

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Research & Reflection

Creation vs. Curation and The Birds of Kafka

Here’s the next Prague-based entry in my #ShelfieProject:

In my pursuit of serendipitous discovery, I again went into a Prague antikvariat and looked at the few English-language books on offer. 1,701 more words


Taryn Simon's secret sites

I find Taryn Simon’s “secret sites” one of the most powerful photographic documents of recent times and it couldn’t get any more inspiring than watching her presenting the project on TED. 26 more words

Research before progressing

After talking to Wendy McMurdo about my project, she suggested that I look at some artists who have some something similar to me for me to develop my practice. 559 more words

Taryn Simon

Another quick summary on photographers’ approach to their work. This time on Taryn Simon.

  • Dubbed “an Annie Leibovitz of the conceptual world” (Globe & Mail)
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Research And Reflection