On the 16/09/2020 I visited the Photographer’s Gallery to see the 4 sets of work nominated for the Deutsche Börse prize 2020 and I went there with a dual purpose. The first purpose was to look at the work from an artistic perspective and try to decide which of the four nominations was my favourite. The second purpose was more practical and involved looking at how the exhibition was put together and paying attention to details like the framing and layout of the four selected works.
Although not strictly photography related, I went along to a book launch of Deptford is Changing (2020) by Anita Strasser. I follow her blog (which has the same name) which has helped me form a better idea of how gentrification and austerity is affecting Deptford.
On the 23/11/2019, myself, Bev and Richard went to see two exhibitions at the Tate modern. This was a fun study visit and although not particularly relevant to my Body of Work, kept continuity for me in attending the group. As well as this it made me think about how work is presented for when I start Sustaining Your Practice.
There were only 3 of us attending this particular study visit but three is a crowd, right!? Richard, Bev and myself visited The Photographer’s Gallery on the 28th September 2019 to see Urban Impulses: Latin American Photography from 1959-2016.
On the 13th July 2019 myself and 5 other OCA students converged on the Haywards Gallery, Southbank to visit the Kiss My Genders exhibition.
On the 3rd May 2019 I attended the Engaging in Urban Image Making Symposium at Goldsmiths University of London. I was drawn to this symposium by the fact that Gill Golding would be talking about her practice and her new project. I had heard about Gill Golding because of her work photographing Deptford which had … Continue reading Engaging in Urban Image Making Symposium
Meeting up with some of my fellow students at Brighton Photo Biennial 2018 was a thoroughly rewarding experience and I’m glad I attended the biennial for the second time. I felt I learnt a lot about photography approaches to difficult issues like migration and the hopes/fears surrounding Brexit. Importantly for me I discovered the way … Continue reading Brighton Photo Biennial 2018