Place and View

A series of work

Placing archive images in different contexts

Practice-based research Find things out through making work (rather than book-reading type research)

a c t i o n and r e f l e c t i o n

Make a piece of work, relfect on it. Reflection is as important is the work itself.

Intuition about perception

Turns out all of these are wrong. People used to think that the eyes were the most important (16th century woodcut). In the 19th century people started to think eyes are not good enough to observe complex world

Moshe Bar: Object and Context Blurry images, people use context, see what they think should be there

how you see is influenced by your background, education etc. Seeing is a social, cultural, political act.

Part 1: Paper Folding

Part 2: Creating a Visual Narrative

Document process

Markus Dressen: Printed Matter (2010)

Parallels between film-making and bookmaking (different cuts, fade to black etc)