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Still Life with Nigel Shafran
I visited Nigel Shafran in his studio today to ask some questions about his (in my mind) unique approach to art based photography. Although his work is highly esteemed in the gallery / photo-book world he says he feels restricted by ideas and much prefers to think of himself as a photographer than an artist.Read More
Join Sharon on the 10 January to visit ‘Constructing Worlds’. The exhibition brings together eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and perceive the world around us.Read More
Strategies and Presentation
Arles OCA Study Visit, 2014 Sunshine, red wine, photographs, meeting new students from other countries, discussing exhibits, our work, assignments, assessment, ideas, your tutors… A lot of fun and learning was had on our recent holiday, I mean, study visit to Arles. We had a full schedule which was too packed to unpick so I […]Read More
What is Art for?
We recently had this exchange in my house. 5 year old: “Mummy. Your job is not very important is it?” Me: “Is it not? Why not?” 5 year old: “No. Because you just take pictures don’t you?” Since then this topic has cropped up in various guises just before bedtime or walking home from school. […]Read More