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Words as statements – one slightly different approach

Lev Manovich made the point in The Language of New Media about how digital compositing is often seamless and based on an aesthetic of continuity while historically montage was based on the opposite – ie visual, stylistic, semantic, and emotional … Continue reading

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Project on Words – Review and closure

I have posted a couple more of the images showing words and statements here, but I think I have come to the end of the line experimenting with different backgrounds. I should have by enough variety to work with and … Continue reading

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Words and photos in a medical context

I’m still experimenting with words/statements in different photographic contexts but am not sure any of these changes make substantial differences to evocation. This next image shows how I organised and works with so many layers – by establishing small groups … Continue reading

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Words and backgrounds

Just a little more experimentation with backgrounds and aspect ratios for words… Thoughts The bricks obscure rather than illuminate, the plan wall looks okay. I am content with the words and this exercise seems to be all about form.

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Hello?

Phone: Hello, is that Mr Mansell? Me: speaking Phone: It’s Sister xxxx here for Kings. I’m afraid I have some bad news. Me: What’s the problem? Phone: The consultant anaesthetist has looked at your pre-admission data and wants some further … Continue reading

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Project Words – starting from scratch and building up a statement

This concept is all about voices, truth and authenticity. What paralysed people say to non disabled people is not the same as when speaking to each other. You learn pretty quickly when paralysed that many – most – friends fall … Continue reading

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Blogging and dad

This post was going to be about blogging but events turned it into something else. I wanted to spend some time thinking about my blog and blogging as it is currently the main way I engage with the external world … Continue reading

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Guildford – quintessentially English?

I’ve driven past Guildford many times but never stopped to visit. That changed today. It’s a mix of crappy post WW2 utilitarian  architecture and all the things foreign people might assume to be quintessentially English.   So we have Lots of … Continue reading

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Project 8: another review, another adjustment and a new conclusion

Looking afresh at the final image I created for project 6 the other day was valuable. Putting that little bit of distance of a couple of night’s sleep between me and the work suggests it’s not quite right yet. For … Continue reading

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Project 8: A review

On reviewing my work I can see that as I have progressed through this project I have become less sure that the red and black colour values are what I want to use. These are angry colours and I am … Continue reading

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