Monthly Archives: March 2015

Project 10: symbols and visibility

Really this is just a continuance of my playing and experimenting with symbols and their evocation. Today it’s been more about colour, repetition, levels of visibility and format. The aim is really to try and get the viewer to look … Continue reading

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FreshFaced, WildEyed and coincidence

The Photographers’ Gallery newsletter arrived the other day (on March 25th to be exact) announcing its annual exhibition aimed at celebrating emerging talent in the UK. It’s open to those who have graduated in the last 12 months from a … Continue reading

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Re-presentation, race and disability: How people see us and how we see ourselves

So far in my research around stereotypes I found that dominant – that is popular and or important – representations of disabled women were represented very narrowly, and while the representations have changed with time and fashion disabled women have … Continue reading

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Morning routines and train of thought

Most weekday mornings my work routine is pretty much the same. The first thing I do is spend an hour going through my emails. Nowadays a number of these involve reading posts from other MA students – so here is … Continue reading

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Project 10: Moving symbols moving

The work on symbols and evolution has given me an idea about showing the symbol as a moving image and so here are some I created using gifs. The first gif was just playing with the international standard symbol. I … Continue reading

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Post Project 10: Symbols, repetition, emergence and transformation

In this next set of images I have just played with repetition. I began with a simple image and then played with size numbers and textures and then, just through playing, began to process a set to speak of emergence … Continue reading

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The “hard” end of the work-stream

I received an email from Jonathan, the course leader today. He is curating the London exhibition of Lumen Art Prize http://lumenprize.com/ – part of their world tour of 2014 winners. He’s invited his students to be involved as co-curators. Jonathan … Continue reading

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Project 10: Symbols, personality and values

In my first posts on this project I adapted a photo of me into a symbol and noted a little about the history of the standard accessibility symbol. A number of years ago a modified symbol was proposed – see … Continue reading

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Back to Project 10: Symbolism and Semiotics

So you would think that the end of term symposium would mark the beginning in a lull of activity but I am fired up by it and the work on symbolism needs progressing as I don’t think I can address … Continue reading

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Reflections

I visited dad today. He isn’t greatly well because of age mostly (okay heart failure, etc., but old age really) and so spent the day in bed while we chatted. We covered all sorts of topics: from the Grenadier Guards … Continue reading

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