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 […]

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Untitled

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in Photography, Portraiture | No Comments
Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Untitled

In 1991 the artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres created a photograph of an unmade bed, featuring two pillows that still had impressions left upon them as if someone had just lay there. This photograph is a memorial to the artists partner Ross Laycock, who died of aids in 1991, and has been left untitled. In 1992 this […]

Discussing with Anthony Luvera for my symposium subject

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in Photography, Portraiture, Social Media | No Comments
Discussing with Anthony Luvera for my symposium subject

My symposium subject explores the idea of challenging photography to a level of collaboration and participation. Anthony Luvera’s photo projects includes working with communities and organisations. He first started working with homeless people from  London, Belfast and than in Brighton with his latest photo project about the cultural heritage of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender people. He said that […]

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 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 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 […]