This past weekend I spent in Sydney. I looked at some interesting exhibitions, one at the MCA and the other at the State Libray of New South Wales. The MCA exhibition will have had plenty written about it already so I’m not saying much here, or perhaps save for another post. I want to talk… Continue reading Flickr’s cultural reach?
As is normal for this time of year, I have spent some time poking around in my archives, both digital and analogue. This year in particular my collection of polaroids.
This box of polaroids I started making in the mid 1990s until the material was no longer made. Some Fuji-Instax pictures are here too.
On this day ten years a go I was having a well deserved break with my wife in a lovely bluestone cottage at the foot of the Grampians.
On this day ten years ago.
We were on holidays at the foot of the Grampians near a town called Dunkeld. We stayed in a stone cottage on a property near Mt. Sturgeon. The cottage was quaint and the views spectacular.
More gems from the archive. We stayed at a fancy hotel for my birthday in June 2013, this was the view out the window.
Context has always been paramount in the last 100 years or so of art; perhaps longer but I’ve forgotten more than I care to remember about art history. Smart players have always used their knowledge of their medium’s history to take it forward. However other players are just reinventing the wheel and appealing to younger,… Continue reading The Problem of Context, Photography & the Internet?