Assisted Self Portraits Proposal

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014 in Documentary, Portraiture | No Comments
Assisted Self Portraits Proposal

1,345,000, or one in 44 people in the UK have significant disfigurement to their face and body (Changing Faces). Bibi Aisha was 18 when she was disfigured as retribution for fleeing her husband’s house in Oruzgan province, in the center of Afghanistan. Men arrived in the middle of the night, and at the orders of […]

Iain Ridley

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Documentary, Photography | No Comments

Iain Ridley, 26 is a creative who has Aspergers syndrome. We made contact over the social networking site, Facebook and I explained my project idea and my research into creativity and Aspergers syndrome. Fortunately he agreed to participate in my research project and after having a brief conversation about his condition, his artwork and his […]

Homosexuality in Sports

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Documentary, Journalism | One Comment

Following on from the Hollywood Reporter video I decided to look into how open people are about their sexuality within the sporting world. If TV really does reflect our lives within society then having gay representatives within sport would really challenge any stereotypical ideas of gay men. I wasn’t expecting a great deal of openly […]

The Hollywood Reporter

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 in Digital Media, Documentary | No Comments

  This video from the Hollywood reporter channel on YouTube is an interview between Dustin Lance Black (an American screenwriter & film director) and Chad Griffin (a political strategist), on gay rights within America. In it they discuss the importance of having gay characters within TV and Films, but also how to improve equality for […]

How do Experiences become Memories?

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Archive, Documentary, Family | No Comments
How do Experiences become Memories?

Remembering ©Ellen Cantor Behavioural economist and Nobel Memorial prize winner Daniel Kahneman says that: All of us roughly know what memory is — sort of the storage of the past, such as we have it. It’s the storage of what we know. It’s the storage of our personal experiences. It is very easy to confuse […]

Research Bibliography: Digital Technology/Photography

This is an extended bibliography of my research subject on the impact of digital technologies on the medium of photography and the photographic. The research will be presented in the IMAGE19 Symposium in the Herbert Art Gallery in Coventry, UK on the 26th of February 2014. Kuhn, T. (1962) The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Chicago: […]

My Journey To Karamoja

Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in Documentary, Journalism | No Comments

20th December 2013, Early in the morning, me ,the driver (Muzze), my friend Juma, and my cousin called Sohaib left Kampala the capital city of Uganda at around 8 O’clock in the morning after shopping from a famous supermarket called Shoprite. We started the journey using the Lira main road heading to Northern Uganda. We […]

Introducing Sophie Moet

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Documentary, Portraiture | No Comments

What is natural? What is unnatural? How can we tell? Biological sex has been assumed to be a basic category that influences perceptions people have of others gender. It also influences one’s own self-identification and membership to one side or the other side of the gender binary and how we present ourselves to the world. […]

Introducing Hollie Woodward

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Archive, Artefact, Documentary, Family | No Comments

I have been interested in family photographs for a majority of my life, and have continually gone back to my personal archives, reminiscing over the stories they tell and attempting to unlock the secrets they keep. This interest stems from personal experience, but is a subject I feel is universal. Most family albums are a form of propaganda, […]