Negative Traces

mickyates Art, B&W, Cambodia, Colour, Documentary, Falmouth, Graphic design, Landscape, MA, Masters, Photography, Traces, Travel Leave a Comment

As some of you know, in my MA I am working on Cambodian ‘Unfinished Stories”. The impact of the Genocide of 1975-1979 is still, in many ways, hidden. It is visible only in traces, both physical and psychological. My project is not about the Genocide per-se, but it does need to contextualise that terrible event as it sits in the …

Landscape

mickyates Art, Falmouth, Landscape, MA, Masters, Photography, Travel, United Kingdom, USA Leave a Comment

I have just started my MA Photography (Falmouth University, online).  In this first week, I was was quite taken with the ‘required reading’ chapter on Territorial Photography by Joel Snyder, in the book Landscape and Power by WJT Mitchell (University of Chicago Press, 1994). Landscape is not really the centre of my photography, though I am always attracted to the genre, which …