Picture what? »

Picture what?

Picture what?
Three weeks ago I sat down to watch the first installment of a programme called Channel 4’s ‘Picture This’, slightly disappointed that I hadn’t heard about the competition in time to enter, as digital photography and photo-sharing are a big part of my life.
By the end of the programme, instead, I was confused, angry [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings on January 21st, 2008 | Leave a comment »

VISION magazine »

VISION magazine

I was featured in the recent edition of VISION magazine!
Thanks to Freya Zhang.

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Posted in Press/sponsors on December 4th, 2007 | 19 Comments »

'Young girls and dreaming cats' »

'Young girls and dreaming cats'

Here are some images from the artist BALTHUS (1908-2001).
This selection of his work I have put together is characterised by cats, dark rooms, chairs, tables and girls, and are my favourites of his pieces. By ‘girls’, that is to say, barely pubescent girls, whom he found more interesting than grown women for the mysteriousness of [...]

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Posted in Inspirations - References to other artists on October 2nd, 2007 | 24 Comments »

“Pop art, peaches and pertness” »

A subconscious patchwork of inspirations operate inside the mind of any artist… in fact, some theorists argue that art is never original because it is an amalgamation of cultural references to texts they have already seen.
For me, that patchwork quilt has many Flickr artists included. For instance, the ones in this montage. Elements of each [...]

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Posted in Inspirations - References to other artists on August 28th, 2007 | 5 Comments »

In the Tate! »

My image ”Nother Dog’ is has been chosen for display at a new exhibition at Tate Britain!
The exhibition, ‘How We Are Now’, invited members of the public to send in their pictures of life in Britain through a specially designed group on Flickr.
There are 40 images that have been selected for large display, 10 in [...]

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Posted in Press/sponsors, Talks on August 9th, 2007 | 9 Comments »

More holiday snaps – at the zoo »

Here is an array of all creatures great and small… taken at a Zoo in Cap Ferrat near Nice.

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Posted in Uncategorized on July 16th, 2007 | 6 Comments »

Holiday snaps »

Some images from my week in the South of France…
More to come.

Bikini & I…

Beaulieu-sur-mer at night

In Monaco

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

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Posted in Uncategorized on July 11th, 2007 | Leave a comment »

Reflecting »

The weather has been encouraging for picture-taking… this was taken at Leonardslee Gardens at the weekend. See here for more

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Posted in Uncategorized on June 4th, 2007 | 4 Comments »

How disgusting? »

There seems to have been a number of artists experiencing appalling cases of copyright infringement, someone in the latest line being Lara Jade, a self portrait of whose (an image made when she was 14) was used by a pornographic film company.
Lara has tried to approach the company but received rude, pathetic responses. I hope [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings on May 25th, 2007 | 8 Comments »

Opening up again »

It’s been a while since I last blogged but I thought I’d drop in and leave a few words.
Looking forward to getting university exams and coursework out of the way so I can embark on a summer season’s worth of further photography and more experimentation with the self portrait. I will be aiming for my [...]

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Posted in Essays, musings on May 14th, 2007 | 16 Comments »

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