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Study visit review: The studium of Paul Strand

After the show we had a good hour talking about the work over a cup of coffee in the breezy and dazzling V&A garden. I was asked by some of the group to write something for the OCA blog, which I have to admit, has been quite difficult…

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Study visit review: Strange and familiar

The study visit to Martin Parr’s documentary show ‘Strange and Familiar’ at the Barbican in London raised some perplexing questions…
The premise of the show is to reveal Britain through an ‘outsider’ view (the photographers are not British), which is held to be particularly relevant to our current cultural/political moment.

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Report from Tokyo

Photography tutor Robert Bloomfield with his first post for WeAreOCA I’ve just had a few days in Tokyo and took the opportunity to check out the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. This impressive building in Ebisu in Western Tokyo covers four floors with a library, print room, bookshop and cafe bar as well as two […]

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