Why Asperger syndrome ? – My project idea

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

What is autism? Aspergers Syndrome is defined as a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts. Autism disability interests me a lot and the condition is very personal to me. Thomas Powell aged 17 from Hinckley, Uk has […]

Camera Lucida: Authentication

Posted by on Feb 8, 2014 in Archive, Family, Photography | No Comments
Camera Lucida: Authentication

“From a phenomenological viewpoint, in the Photograph, the power of authentication exceeds the power of representation.” Authenticity cannot be defined simply, especially when referring to perceptions of what once were. To say a photograph isn’t authentic is futile; for they are reproductions of a perception of what has been. This has been my mistake in […]

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 […]

Portrait photography as an artefact in its own right

Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in Artefact, Family, Portraiture | No Comments

Portraiture builds a subjective and personal relationship between the photographer, the subject and the viewer. Portrait photography is connected between these three perspectives from which the image itself can become an artefact. We already know that photography is personal and subjective for the photographer and the subject being photographed, but what about the viewer? As […]

Introducing Ioana Bultoc

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

First of all I want to start by saying why I love photography. Since I was a kid I felt I was expressing myself much better in writing or  drawing rather than talking in public. One of the ways I choose  to overcome this fear, was through art. Photography came into my life later on when I […]

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, […]