How the photographic reproduction of objects can change meaning with culture, context and time. Photography’s popularity comes from its vastly differing yet very helpful uses. These uses are not static either as they evolve and adapt to societies uses and needs. Continue reading
Some artists whose work / aesthetic / style / subject / ethos may feed into my own project Continue reading
Ethics of looking – shaped by culture / society / patriarchy
What constitutes what is taboo? Scopophylia? / Voyeurism? / Fetishisation? Continue reading
Work that challenges by the voracity of the photographic medium by creating deliberately constructed images or reality Continue reading
Some odd ramblings that feed into my life and therefore my practice Continue reading
Melanie Manchot’s (p.18) photographs of her naked mother force us to challenge our perceptions of youth as a physical ideal (Look up John Coplans too) – compare the two. Which is more acceptable? Which is more appealing? Is the older nude male more attractive than the older nude female?