Monthly Archives: September 2014

People & Place- Assignment 5-People & Place on assignment

For our last assignment we could choose our own subject, the only proviso was that it had to be about people and/or the places they inhabit. We had to choose a client, the purpose of the assignment and how the … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Exercise 20- Gendering the Gaze

To begin with, we were asked to read Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema by Laura Mulvey in the course reader, making notes as we read. I found the article really interesting to read and it made me think about why … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Exercise- Looking, observation or surveillance?

Before completing this exercise, we were asked to read Michel Foucault’s Panopticism from the course reader and make notes. Task 1 Our first task was to look at how video artists, who use themselves as the subject, relate to panopticism. I … Continue reading

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My Infatuation with Reflections

While reading Lacan’s article on The Mirror Phase, I began to wonder if there was any relation between the Lacan’s article and my enjoyment of photographing reflections. I also enjoy looking at reflective images. Some of the artists I am … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Exercise 18- The Mirror Phase

To begin with, we were asked to read Jacques Lacan’s article The Mirror-Phase from Art in Theory and make notes. From our notes we were then given 2 tasks Task 1– Annotate 2 examples of Surrealist work that may have echoes of … Continue reading

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