Monthly Archives: July 2015

Queer photography, queer photographer?

At last I have found a photographer who creates queer images without reference to the body. Catherine Opie: “the politics behind visibility and community”“I am not a singular identity”“my work is totally defined as queer” ThoughtsI get this. Opie’s explanation … Continue reading

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Gay semiotics

I found an article that partially answered my question in the last post about photos obviously speaking about  gay experience but less so in regard of how a photographer can evoke gay connotations without reference to the body? I typed … Continue reading

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One of the images I created for my public landscapes series – see some here – was published this week in Big Issue in the North. Here it is. It’s nice seeing an image I created in print.

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See here to understand.

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Queer photography – representing the invisible

I spent an enjoyable Sunday morning at a colleague’s  exhibition, but the rest of the day was spent considering an entirely different aspect of visual representation: queer photography. Where before I have found that the archetypes of visibly disabled people … Continue reading

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Term 3 symposium and review

So yesterday’s symposium was the last of this third term and involved looking at some of the students’ work on show and feeding back our thoughts so I have incorporated that into this term review. Looking backI am now exactly … Continue reading

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Goodbye to all that

Well Greg and Alex moved out. It’s not easy to say when because it’s been carried out in stages but July 11th and yesterday were big days. Here is a little taster. Alex’s room here Greg’s room here Their lovely … Continue reading

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A challenge

Will you try to find images representing physical, social or attitudinal aspects of disability that do not show impairments, the body or disability symbols? I’ve tried and failed – almost. I couldn’t find any images using the term “disabled art” … Continue reading

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Draft Research paper – feedback and reflection.

Rather than submit an outline of my research paper I had sent Gareth Polmeer a completed first draft of it so when we came to speak I was prepared for the feedback to mean I might have a lot of … Continue reading

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Curation and Camberwell Space

I visited Camberwell College on Monday to set up my work for the Interim Show in the Camberwell Space. This is a largish area right at the from of the building and off to the right as people enter. The … Continue reading

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