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Landscape- Exercise 4:5-Signifier & Signified

In this exercise, we had to choose an advert and list the signs that we could see within it. I chose the Yorkshire Tea advert from a few years ago. I wanted to look at an advert that includes a … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 4.4- Of Mother Nature and Marlboro Men

For this exercise, we were asked to read and make notes on Deborah Bright’s essay “Of Mother Nature and Marlboro Men”. We were asked to note key points of interest and any observations we had. http://www.deborahbright.net/PDF/Bright-Marlboro.pdf I found the piece, … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 4:2- Landscape for Everyone

In this exercise, we had to read a small section entitled “Landscape for Everyone” from “A Dream of England: Landscape, Photography and the Tourist’s Imagination” by John Taylor. While reading we had to make notes on the key points and … Continue reading

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Time lapse Journey

As I am currently looking at landscapes as journey I thought it would be interesting to look at time lapse & record some of the shorter journeys I make in the car.  The first one is on the way to … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 2:4- Is appropriation appropriate?

To begin with this exercise, we were asked to read 3 articles to help us understand various views on appropriation art. http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/jul/14/google-street-view-new-photography?intcmp=239 http://www.weareoca.com/fine_art/photography-meets-textiles/ http://www.weareoca.com/fine_art/whos-afraid-of-appropriation/ We were then asked to look at the work of some of the artists mentioned and … Continue reading

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Landscape- Exercise 2:3- Typologies

To begin with, we had to read Sean O’Hagan’s article entitled New Topographics: photographs that find beauty in the banal and watch a video of Lewis Baltz discussing his work.  http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2010/feb/08/new-topographics-photographs-american-landscapes http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/tateshots-lewis-baltz We then had to describe our thoughts on typological … Continue reading

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Experimental Landscapes

I recently completed an experimental landscapes workshop at the Shire Hall Gallery in Stafford. It was run by photographer and sculptor, Chris Oldham. In the workshop we looked at the photomontage work of David Hockey and some of Chris’ own … Continue reading

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