Tag Archives: symbolism

A retreat from the digital (Project 20)

I’ve had a bit of a challenge this past few days which I won’t bother you with but the upshot has been a retreat  from an online prescience since February 24th and an engagement with the physical. Purpose I found … Continue reading

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Aspiration and isolation (me rambling)

Superheroes and their kitComic book superheroes have a lot to do with disabled people. They act as projection surfaces where people’ s fears and dreams find a safe place for expression. You only have to think about X men to … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas to One at All

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MA Pop up show – production values

Production The criteria I used to guide my production values for my contribution to the pop up show are as follows: Use the opportunity to do something I wouldn’t be able to do easily on my own Experiment in terms … Continue reading

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Transitioning: the Pop up show

I’ve been thinking about my contribution to the pop up show being held at Camberwell in November over the past couple of weeks and had a bit of an epiphany yesterday. I think the idea and timing of a pop … Continue reading

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Symposium

We had an online symposium yesterday that was eclectic rather than thematic and the discussion ranged from the difference between a quotation and citation through up-coming deadlines to the numbers of new students beginning the MA this year (18). People … Continue reading

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Damian Hurst’s Charity

Damian Hurst’s Charity 2002-2003 “Damien Hirst’s new sculpture ‘Charity’ questions our attitudes towards disability” is the title given to one article and got quite a few people talking. For example, on FaceBook someone copied some of the publicity FAD Magazine  … Continue reading

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What are you looking at?

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Project 12: Public landscapes – review

Intention This project has been all about creating pictures that speak from within themselves about the social experience of disability. My inclusion of the disability symbol in these rather ordinary landscapes hopefully triggers a thought process with the viewer about … Continue reading

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Project 12: Public landscapes – urban landscapes and people

Rather than just document the landscape and inject a sense of disability into the image through symbolism I have selected a different kind of landscape here – ones with people in. Indeed  you could argue that these images are not … Continue reading

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