Here’s a quote from her seminal text being written about on another website in 3 parts. The surrealist’s search for ‘the other’ is ultimately no different from what motivates documentary photographers, who are little more than socio-economic tourists in other people’s lives: “The view of reality as an exotic prize to be tracked down […]… Continue reading Long Reads or why Susan Sontag is so 1980
There has been plenty of talk of late at how Instagram’s use of algorithms has changed the experience of using the platform. I myself was skeptical for a long time but did feel I wasn’t seeing the images and image-makers I enjoyed or felt were making the most engaging work. Then over the last few… Continue reading Instagram; advertising and algorithms?
Robert Capa famoulsy covered the D-day landing at Omaha beach in Normandy France. The ICP in New York has dug into its archive and presented one of the few images to survive the event. The story behind the surviving few frames made that day by Capa are amongst the most contested images ever made. A.… Continue reading Robert Capa’s Famous Pictures; 75 years on.
Joel Meyerowitz exhibition, opens in London this week! “Joel Meyerowitz: Towards Colour 1962-1978” is on view May 23-June 24 at Beetles+Huxley Gallery, 3-5 Swallow Street, London W1B 4DE, beetlesandhuxley.com.
Ken Robinson is a bit of a guru for me and my pedagogical practice here he is reinstating what good teachers know, standardised education doesn’t work, people’s curiosity need to be awakened and challenged to get them to commit education. Click through to watch the whole video because he can tell it in more succinct way… Continue reading Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century.