‘Wearing operates in the space between the parameters that define our social normality and the notional point of unmediated expression. Into that space she inserts disjunctive elements that both separate and unify’ (Ferguson, 36) I like the idea of having a ‘disjunctive element’ in my work – that can act as a subversive tool. I… Read More Progress??
During my first walk around Camberwell and meeting a lot of lovely/helpful people, I have to say it was such a genuine pleasure meeting these 3 guys. We stumbled upon one another in Lucas Gardens. Friendly from the start we ended up chatting for a long time and I can’t quite put into words at… Read More Lucas Gardens
I met up with another friend to take pictures around South Kensington after work as I still had a camera (soon needed to be returned). We ended up chatting more than taking photographs but I immediately felt the different between the types of people here to where I photographed previously. There were lots of families… Read More Signs (South Kensington)
Visited the Gillian Wearing/ Claude Cahun exhibition at the Portrait Gallery. Wonderful wonderful exhibition and research experience as both artists ‘share a fascination with the self-portrait and use the self-image, through the medium of photography, to explore themes around identity and gender, which is often played out through masquerade and performance’. The whole exhibition was… Read More Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask