I had two main objectives when creating my website/online portfolio. These included making the website look as clean and minimalist as possible in order to make the images the centre of attention. The second aim was to make the website accessible and easy to navigate.
I have been asked to consider how I might present my body of work to a public audience. I’ve already decided a large photo book is an appropriate, tangible and mobile method for displaying my work to a public audience. However, I have collated my thoughts on how else I might present my body of work, namely in a gallery space or a site-specific installation.
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.
Following on from WiP #11, where I received some interesting feedback from a fellow student, I have decided to experiment further with conveying to the viewer something of the chaos behind the order of my composites.
Place and its people are a central aspect of how my project Reconstructing Deptford started and how it has progressed. I have deliberately put place first because it was the primary consideration for me as I began. Now, I consider people to be the thing the holds a place like Deptford together, with the setting they find themselves in the backdrop. Regeneration of a place that is close to my heart is of interest to me. Showing the people within the diptychs to be similar in one way yet different in another backs up my assertion that people in the regenerated setting are an important part of Deptford too.
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