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Assignment 3: Final Version

Note: This ‘final version’ of assignment three includes additional work and changes based on tutor feedback. ‘Space’ is a “continuous extension viewed with or without reference to the existence of objects within it.” (Borruso, 2007) Meanwhile, ‘place’ is a “particular … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Spaces to Places

‘Space’ is a “continuous extension viewed with or without reference to the existence of objects within it.” (Borruso, 2007) Meanwhile, ‘place’ is a “particular part of space; part of space occupied by person or thing.” (Coulson, 1975) Spaces do not … Continue reading

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Ex. 3.6: ‘The Memory of Photography’

I read the essay, ‘The Memory of Photography’ by David Bate. From my reading, the key points are: Abstract Bate questions the use of photography and whether it is an aid to memory. Freud considered ‘natural’ (human) memory as distinct … Continue reading

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Ex. 3.4: A persuasive image

A persuasive image 1. I found a couple of examples of landscape photographs that “are being used to assert a particular ideological point of view.” I wanted to choose different media and purposes to think about the elements that go … Continue reading

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Ex. 3.5: Local history

Local history Having the beginnings of an idea for the upcoming Assignment 3 already, I decided to use this exercise to begin looking at the history of my ‘place’. I’ve honed in on the nearby Halnaker windmill in Halnaker, West … Continue reading

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Ex. 3.3: ‘Late photography’

1. I read the essay, ‘Safety in Numbness’ by David Campany. Campany begins by referencing the media coverage in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. ‘Reflections of Ground Zero’ is of particular note- a documentary following the photographer … Continue reading

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Ex. 3.2: Postcard views

1. I was asked to “gather a selection of postcards”, which was easy as my family have received hundreds over the years. Whilst I don’t have previous experience with all of the destinations, so I thought that I would focus on … Continue reading

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