Tag Archives: surrealism

Curation: do I have a working set?

As is my habit, before beginning work today I just reviewed where I had been and as going with this project. This involved reviewing the images, ideas behind them and deciding what to do next. The process was really useful … Continue reading

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Out of Place by juxtaposition through digital collage?

Where I am nowIt seems to me as though the project three is beginning to form and so I have provisionally entitled it Out of Place as this reflects the sort of evocation I want to offer. Looking at the … Continue reading

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Project 3 and a slightly different approach: distorted realities

I’ve been reflecting on why most of the first set of images for project 3 (provisionally entitled Out of Place) didn’t work and think its about not being odd enough and firing up the viewer’s interest in the vista. So … Continue reading

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Reflection on yesterdays photos

I’m pretty sure now why some photos shown yesterday work and some don’t. Some images, like this one below, don’t work at all in offering a sense of disconnectedness. In fact some don’t even show difference and those that do … Continue reading

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Project 3: Building an approach

Given that I like the image of some of my incontinence kit on a plate and tray because it not only worked graphically but raised questions about what the viewer was seeing and understanding, I decided to try continue creating … Continue reading

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Surrealism and eugenics

If I am to believe Wikipedia then the works of contemporary surrealist photographers – many of whom can be seen here  – exhibits quite a short history as it states that surrealism emerged as a visual artistic force in the … Continue reading

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Project 3: Thinking about the Surreal

“Surreal photography would be more about creating a world or image which goes beyond the physical world as we know it. It usually shows something which would be impossible in real life or tampers with the line defining what is … Continue reading

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Project 3: A little surreal?

It’s been just about two months since my lovely mum passed on August 4th. I know a couple of months isn’t any type of formal anniversary but the timing over the weekend brought mum to mind and I found myself … Continue reading

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Digital Revolution: the book of the exhibition

I read the forward and five essays from the book[1] that accompanied the exhibition. Here are my notes and thoughts. The scope of the exhibition is broad – media arts, cinema, design, games, video – this hints at the journey … Continue reading

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Digital Revolution and my chosen medium

In a recent post I outlined some of the exhibits at the Barbican’s Digital Revolution Exhibition. Here I continue that review by focussing on thee installations that really captured my imagination. There were three creations all based on camera and … Continue reading

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