STUDIO PROJECT – Ovelooked Objects (chasing the light)

Contemplating my creative space and the objects within it I determined to explore limitations and embrace the challenge. What is the studio? A creative space in which I work, meaning that it could be anywhere, I just need to put my imagination into practice. In this case, my home, the boat, is my studio. ItContinue reading “STUDIO PROJECT – Ovelooked Objects (chasing the light)”

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY – The lost reality

The Concept First of all, in the current situation, I am not allowed to go very far, which initially was a source of negative emotions, I struggled with the idea of street photography without the street and the people! Limitations, limitations… I concluded that the marina in which I live and the river bank areContinue reading “STREET PHOTOGRAPHY – The lost reality”

Studio/ Objects, Still Life, Self Portrait

This week we learned about several artists who work with objects, sculpture, and representation in photography. The brief carried an important lesson, that ”even the most seemingly insignificant objects at home can become interesting when appropriated and/or reconsidered through art-making and photography.” The artists we explored are as follows. Pieter Claesz, Still Life with aContinue reading “Studio/ Objects, Still Life, Self Portrait”

AI Street View

For the weekly task of Street View, we were asked to look through any images and create a theme (space /place / colour/ urban / rural), choosing 6-8 images to create a narrative (non) /theme within any genre, fashion, documentary, surreal, abstract, voyeur, domestic POP. We were introduced to a few arists that create inContinue reading “AI Street View”

Flâneur

This weeks task was on the concept of Flâneur. It’s a French term meaning ‘stroller’ or ‘loafer’ used by nineteenth-century French poet Charles Baudelaire (9 April 1821-31 August 1867) to identify an observer of modern urban life. A couple of notions new to me arouse during the meeting. First, is the idea of the flâneur,Continue reading “Flâneur”

Presentation IRVING PENN

For my presentation, I selected a range of photographs representative for an incredibly versatile, pioneering, and ever-evolving photographer Irving Penn. Upon discovering his art, immediately drawn to his vision and the emotion emanating from his images, I connected with it at an instance. What attracts and fascinates me, is the melange of a classical approachContinue reading “Presentation IRVING PENN”

Portrait of a Stranger

I commenced this weeks assignment with my routine method, starting with the research. I studied the works of Louis Daguerre and his famous The Boulevard du Temple photograph of 1838 (considered to be the first photograph to include an image of people), Andre Kertesz – Pictures from my Window (1954), Diane Arbus – Central ParkContinue reading “Portrait of a Stranger”

Creating a narrative, utilising the image to raise questions.

In preparation for the second assignment, I investigated the following artist: Christopher Nun, Hannah Starkey, Gregory Crewdson, Walker Evans, Tracy Emin, Cindy Sherman, and Tom Hunter. I really value the various works of the aforementioned artists which I found inspiring and original. Additionally, I read Hunter’s essay: Under the Influence, which was very encouraging andContinue reading “Creating a narrative, utilising the image to raise questions.”

NEW UNIT: THE FIGURE AND PHOTOGRAPH Self-portrait assignment

Conceptualizing for a self-portrait. In preparation, I researched a range of self-portraits (through Google image search), which stimulated my imagination and inspired numerous ideas. Additionally, I watched several YouTube videos on creative self-portraits that are easy to execute at home. This is one of many which I found helpful. Pro Photographer Takes Photos of Himself!Continue reading “NEW UNIT: THE FIGURE AND PHOTOGRAPH Self-portrait assignment”

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