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Researching Architectural Palimpsest


“A manuscript or piece of writing material on which later writing has been superimposed on effaced earlier writing.” (1)

“Something reused or altered but still bearing visible traces of its earlier form.” (1) 1,559 more words

Research And Reflection

Taryn Simon

Taryn Simon part d’un travail documentaire. Les séries de photos que vous pouvez voir ci-dessus font partie de la série The Innocents, réalisée en 2002. Pour ceux qui me suivent sur twitter vous avez pu lire mon désarroi, j’ai déjà vu des tirages de cette série, impossible de me rappeler où si c’est à Düsseldorf ou à New York… et oui c’est un peu rageant. 1,105 more words



Taryn Simon’s labor-intensive artistic process begins long before she even picks up her camera. She delves into research, absorbing all the minute, gritty details of a project before finally presenting a set of images carefully sectioned into categorized grids and paired with straightforward, descriptive text. 590 more words


Still Life

“Still life photography is the depiction of inanimate subject matter, most typically a small grouping of objects. Still life photography, more so than other types of photography, such as landscape or portraiture, gives the photographer more leeway in the arrangement of design elements within a composition.” 665 more words


Portraiture and Process

Part II

The second photographer we looked at in the lecture was Taryn Simon in the theme of Portraiture and Process. 220 more words


“Laura Pannack talks Nonsense”

This week it was professional practice week where we had the opportunity to listen to a variety of guest speakers one of which was Laura Pannack. 297 more words


Making Your Photography Important

How do we develop photography projects? I believe it is important to immerse oneself in the work. To identify WHY you are photographing this chosen subject. 241 more words

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