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Distraction, jargon, curation and impact

I’ve been sorting out some medical kit and its been a nice distraction this afternoon but, my word, the amount of paper and jargon that goes along with it is considerable. Then the thought occurred to me about how much … Continue reading

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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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Words as pictures

The words that are key to my approach to this project were written by the The Union of the Physically Impaired Against Segregation back before I was injured. Here they are. Impairment: lacking part or all of a limb, or … Continue reading

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Control and Negotiation

I heard from Shape late yesterday. You might remember my work was selected for this exhibition and I blogged about it here. The email was sent to all exhibitors with the draft catalogue guide. We were asked to double check … Continue reading

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Project 19 Words – as pictures

I’ve been thinking about words quite a lot recently. A few of my colleagues on the MA are working a lot with words – see here and here. This seems very far from my approach but pictures and words an … Continue reading

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