Narrative – Single image or series?

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As some of you know, I am taking a short online course “Seeing Through Photographs“, organised by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. As part of the program, we were asked to pick one of the modules, and discuss our views on it. I chose the module which explored how photographs have been used to construct narratives that shape our …






Dorothea Lange – Inspiration

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I have been asked to make a short presentation to the PhotoBath group on an image that has always inspired me. It actually didn’t take long to decide that it was Dorothea Lange‘s photograph taken during the Great Depression, in California (Nipomo), in 1936. It is generally known as “Migrant Mother“. Dorothea was commissioned by the Farm Security Administration to document the impact of federal programs in …