Category Archives: Project 11: Signs

Project 11: building on earlier work

The work I carried out here on Tuesday and Wednesday fired me up to create another image in the same vein – that is by juxtaposing symbolism against a similar image without any symbolism (rather than alternative symbols such as … Continue reading

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Project 11: breakthrough

Even though we had an important symposium yesterday I’ve been concentrating on completing this and so will focus on the issues raised at the symposium regarding our research paper over the weekend. I’ve had a bit of a breakthrough with … Continue reading

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Project 11: words or not

I have continued to experiment with the approach of offering viewers images of existing signs next to ones imagined by me. In this first diptych below I have continued to play with existing and imaged signs but have included a … Continue reading

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Project 11: another, more subtle, approach

Another diptych. This time I have tried a subtle approach and selected a vista where the signs are prominent but not overly so and just changes the symbols from passive to active. I think this diptych has a very different … Continue reading

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Today’s symposium

So what thoughts did I take away from today’s symposium pace, key, transitions, sound, colour, inclusion/exclusion of things that either consolidate a narrative or confound it experimentation by subversion – eg using things in ways they were not designed for … Continue reading

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Project 11: Signs as diptychs

So now I have an approach to project 11 that works I made a couple of diptychs below where I replaced the passive standard symbol with more active symbols. Here is the original photo. I then worked on a new … Continue reading

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ecce signum salutis

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Six minutes 23 seconds well spent

I viewed a couple of videos in response to this week’s symposium and wanted to share them as they seems to me to be good examples of why both digital and the moving image offer so much. In the first … Continue reading

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Project 11: Production values, aim and purpose

I think a lot about production values. They are present from the moment we conceive an idea for a photo or image and run through every stage of the process. Realist photos might take on the appearance of realism and … Continue reading

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Project 11: Signs

One of the things I feel I am constantly challenging is the weight of visual representation of disability through impairment. My exploration of the representation of women, Black people and disabled people has shown that most of it focuses on … Continue reading

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