Monthly Archives: May 2010

Rachel Harrison’s Conquest of the Useless

I went to see Rachel Harrison’s Show Conquest of the Useless at the Whitechapel Gallery last week. It was really refreshing to see it. She is an artist that uses photography, film, sculpture, painting and “architectural interventions”. I saw lots of … Continue reading

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Chicken Shop as taxonomic photgraphic device

I’ve been photographing the fried chicken restaurants of north London. I started off with a collection of bones for a museum exhibit, but I think that perhaps the photos and the bones are two separate pieces – not sure yet. … Continue reading

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Photography – technology and art

I’m trying to work out some stuff about digital photography. I want to write a piece about digital photography but I am having trouble finding good literature out there on this subject. I can’t believe there’s not good stuff, it’s … Continue reading

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Westphalia goldmine

I’ve just returned from a trip to Cologne and the surrounding area. What a rich mine for modern and contemporary art. Over the next few posts I’ll discuss what I saw in more detail. Below is a list of where … Continue reading

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First blog post

Since September I’ve filled five notebooks. I can’t find anything I’ve written. Notes on teaching and learning are mixed up with quotes from books, plans for pieces of artwork, records from exhibitions, lists of things to do and books to … Continue reading

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