On Monday we experienced a rare but not unusual weather incident that was conducive to conditions that allowed fog. While this fog happens several times a year in Melbourne it rarely happens at a time when I can stop and make images with it. This week was an exception as I made an effort to stop on… Continue reading Diversions & Distractions II
I was fortunate to have some spare time this weekend, in between helping my friend Gary edit his photobook and unpacking the house as the renovations wind down. During some down time I showed him around my suburb, as he is from South Australia. The image above is a view that is going to be a regular place I visit.
During his stay we talked of many things and I took away plenty of food for thought. Things like; what are the driving factors behind modern curators choices in exhibiting photographic art? The importance of photographing your ‘place’ in the here and now. The rate and significance of urban change; amongst many other things.
I am interested in what goes on on both sides of the lens. The camera’s capacity to faithfully draw the world at any given moment on one side, and it’s ability to record my emotions thoughts and feelings on the other side. I have several projects that explore the cerebral side of photography [what’s in front… Continue reading Other Long Term Projects
For those of you who do not know me, I am having my house renovated. This has been going on since late October 2016. The process has placed many of the things I take for granted under a different light. Last week we spent 7 days in a local caravan park. It was good to… Continue reading Some thoughts on privilege