On Photography

Cultural Landscapes || Project Statement

I am fascinated by how people and landscapes interact. I agree with the views of art historian W.J.T. Mitchell, who argued, in his book Landscape and Power (1994), that the human constructs of space/place/landscape are a unified problem that requires study and exploration. Landscape is a big subject. Many different disciplines examine it and think […]

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Artist’s Talk || The Panorama and Vernacular Cultural Landscapes

The talk I presented to the 26th Conference Of The International Panorama Council (IPC) at the Queens Museum on Sunday October 1, 2017 was re-worked and accepted as a peer reviewed paper for their journal. It is available with the link below: download the paper.

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Artist’s Talk || The Stranger’s Path

On April 29, 2017 in association with the Soho Arts Network and the Soho Photo Gallery, I presented an artist’s talk about “The Stranger’s Path”. The following was written in preparation for that talk. It is not a very polished bit of writing, but this provided me with all of the notes need to make

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Flusser: Towards a Philosophy of Photography

Flusser, Vilem. Towards a Philosophy of Photography. , 2000. Print Flusser opens with a bold hypothesis that there have been two fundamental turning points in human culture. The first being the invention of linear writing and the second the invention of technical image making, initially through photography. He speaks at length about the ‘apparatus’ of

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Sontag: Regarding the Pain of Others & Rosler: 3 Works

The following is the third papers submitted to VCFA as part of my MFA studies: Visual Studies Project A Discussion of: Sontag, Susan. Regarding the Pain of Others. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. Print. and Rosler, Martha. 3 Works: Critical Essays on Photography and Photographs. Halifax, N.S: Press of the Nova Scotia College

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