Learning Log, Research

Ashvini Ray

Ashvini Ray is a female photographer born in Sydney Australia. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in 2011. Her work uses a juxtaposition of contrasting qualities to evoke the graded self-manifestation of natural forms. Ray has completed a series called 'The Untitled Series'. These images are all black and white images of human body parts.… Continue reading Ashvini Ray

Learning Log, Research

Trish Morrissey

Born in Dublin, Morrissey now resides in the UK. During part 3 of this course, Trish Morrissey was mentioned, in particular her series called 'Front'. I enjoyed looking at her work that I decided to look at her other series. One in particular called 'The Failed Realist' really spoke to me. This series was made… Continue reading Trish Morrissey

Coursework, Part 2 - Narrative, Project 3 - Self-absented portraiture

Project 3 – Exercise – Nigel Shafran

Go to the artist's website and look at other images in Shafrans series. You may have noticed that washing-up is the only piece of work in Part Three created by a man. It is also the only one with no human figures in it, although family members are referred to in the captions. Did it… Continue reading Project 3 – Exercise – Nigel Shafran

Coursework, Part 3 - Putting yourself in the picture, Project 2 - Masquerades

Project 2 – Exercise – Recreate a childhood memory

Recreate a childhood memory in a photograph. Think carefully about the memory you choose and how you'll recreate it. You're free to approach this task in any way you wish. Initially I was stumped! I couldn't think of any memories I wanted or could recreate. I think because I'm not in the right mind set… Continue reading Project 2 – Exercise – Recreate a childhood memory

Coursework, Part 3 - Putting yourself in the picture, Project 2 - Masquerades

Project 2 – Exercise – Nikki S. Lee & Trish Morissey

Is there any sense in which Lee's work could be considered voyeuristic or even exploitative? is she commenting on her own identity, the group identity of the people she photographs, or both? Nikki S. Lee transforms herself into someone else, to fit into a group of other people from different social/ethnic backgrounds. I think a… Continue reading Project 2 – Exercise – Nikki S. Lee & Trish Morissey

Coursework, Part 3 - Putting yourself in the picture, Project 1 - Autobiographical self-portraiture

Project 1 – Exercise – reflection on others work.

Brief Reflect on the pieces of work discussed in this project in your learning log and do some further research of your own. How do these images make you feel? Click here to view my Pinterest Board I created for the artists we have been asked to look at for this exercise. They are: Francesca… Continue reading Project 1 – Exercise – reflection on others work.

Evaluations, Learning Log

A2 – Evaluation against criteria

Demonstration of technical and visual skills - Materials, techniques, observational skills, visual awareness, design and compositional skills. (40%) In this assignment I have used a variety of technical and compositional skills throughout the images. I wanted to show raw emotions of what I still have to deal with as an adult, from something that happened… Continue reading A2 – Evaluation against criteria