Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bridget Riley – The Curve Paintings 1961-2014

I didn’t know anything about Bridget Riley until reading last week’s Sunday Times and seeing an article on an exhibition taking place at the De Law Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Sea. But when investigating her on the Web I … Continue reading

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Project 13: The manipulated identity

A couple of colleagues have made that suggestions that I create some alter ego images and I’ve taken that suggestion and explored a managed identity which is a type of alter ego I suppose. Below are images previously created by … Continue reading

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Project 13: identities and context

The risk with this project is that it may damage all the other articulations about disability by allowing the body to dominate. My objective here is to represent my body honestly and in relation to impairment, but to do it … Continue reading

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A step sideways

I received an email from Photofushion in regard of their Salon 15 call for submissions the other day and have been thinking about what to submit. See here. So the decisions that needed making were 1. Should I submit?2. If … Continue reading

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Ascribed identity and the prejudices of the photographer

How disabled people want to be seen and how we are represented is often quite different. Sometimes things like attitudes towards disability, disfigurement get in the way. And of course, the attitudes of the photographer can have a profound influence … Continue reading

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Project 13 : The body and the other side of the coin

While my last posts have been tentative little explorations about the representation and politics of the body this post looks at the other side of that same coin – being seen and looked at. In Photos as Active Agents: the … Continue reading

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Project 13: me: contemporary, straight and unadulterated

Okay, this is difficult. It’s one thing to use the camera to document my experience and outlook but wholly another to ask someone to photo me. The photo might tell you lots -it documents many things – but it does … Continue reading

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Windows 10

It’s okay so far…

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I’m tired

I’m tired of paralysis,I’m tired of pissing in bags,I’m tired of keeping body and soul together, I’m tired of pretending to be happy; I’m tired of the palaver it takes to get up,I’m tired of pain,I’m tired of the palaver … Continue reading

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Emergency

I don’t usually post at weekends. I try to add structure to the week by working on my interests from Monday through Friday and then watching TV and reading the papers on Saturday and Sunday. However that hasn’t happened. I … Continue reading

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