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Gallery run 24th May

The streets are filled with the drone of helicopters as I reach Lambeth Bridge. Security is high today after the tragic bombing of Manchester two days earlier. 737 more words

White Cube

How Photo London Is Aiming for Success

Several iterations of a London-based photography fair have died and risen from the ashes over the years. But, its most recent resurrection is now in its third year, and founders Michael Benson and Fariba Farshad are certain it will be around for many more. 597 more words

A celebrated building turns 50...and other TED news

Behold, your recap of TED-related news:

Habitat turns 50! First conceptualized in 1961 as part of architect Moshe Safdie’s thesis at McGill University, Habitat 67 has gone on to inspire several generations of architects. 1,125 more words

In Brief

Context and photographs

I read Terry Barrett’s essay Photographs and Context as suggested in the course notes. The concepts were familiar to me as my Foundations tutor had explained them to me as part of my… 444 more words


Herbaria and Art: Collaborations

In artist/botanist projects such as those I’ve discussed in the last two posts, each participant is introduced to a new way of seeing, a new perspective by looking beyond the confines of their areas of expertise. 781 more words


Influencing Spaces: Taryn Simon’s "An Occupation of Loss"

Having written this post yesterday and considering last night’s events, I hesitated to post and to share it. But, it is in times like these, on days like today, that I turn to art to find humanity and the shared dream of a world where peace, love, and understanding can conquer. 1,764 more words