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A selection of 35mm responses to the given brief set, examining narratives of flower sentiments and the relationship between self and object. Flickering between the outside and in, the depictions portray the fragility of flowers and subject. The stems securely held mimc the passing of a bouquet to another, somewhat suggesting an offering to the onlooker as if the purpose of the work is to resolve projected discretion. Engaged by Tarkovsky and Kawauchi use of text in relation to imagery, the website produced entitles each set after search engine results for flower sentiments. A play upon the resolution flowers yield in terms of resolving human error. Reflecting upon the website built, perhaps with more time text would be included to support the sets. Yet, I am uncertain if sensible given the current body of work uploaded to the website, having selected Cargo for its minimal design layout. Overall having developed me own presence within photography as a medium, finding balance between shooting for the requirements set whilst for my own leisure. To expand shooting with medium format would allow for comparison yet for the rapidness of such a short project, 35mm granted myself the flexibility to shoot in motion without any limiting tendencies.







A combination of dialogue based upon the written sentiment of flowers and imagery. Entitled ‘commonplace’ to provoke a relatable approach. Noting given feedback of the last unit in regards to the previous zine lacking text. Therefore including brief snippets to correspond images, linking to the narrative for the current brief. Encouraged by Tarkovsky and Kawauchi use of minimal layouts – simplistic yet direct to cease any distraction.


Another collection of polaroids radiating the notorious abstracted forms of Twombly, a questioning between the unconscious state and reality. The studies narratively carry sentimental value, provoking emotion whilst documenting the gradual process to Twombly’s paintings. Granted, simplistic yet with reason to the medium an admirable archive preserving the ephemeral.


Current readings of Judy Chicago’s growth as a woman artist, her dialogue notes the struggles conditioned by gender roles further suppressing her work, pushing herself to create the ‘woman’s programme’ to accommodate Chicago’s own practice whilst teaching other criticised females. An empowering insight into the hardships endured prior to present day, prompting personal morale to follow suite without suppressing myself to the confines of gender.

‘I also could no longer accept denying my experiences as a woman in order to be considered a “serious” artist, especially if my stature was going to be diminished anyway by the male-dominated community.’  (Chicago, 2006:66)


Sophie Calle | The Photographers’ Gallery

Currently on display at The Photographers’ Gallery, exhibiting a range of large scale works confronting death as a subject and the reality of the digital age combined. Calle’s installation contemplates past conversation juxtaposed to relevant imagery. An honest and raw reflection of a sensitive subject. Calle’s splay of dialogue compensates the proportion presented. A physical element to the current project which is unrequired, yet with text running present throughout current research, constructing a zine will incorporate the use of text image relation as inspired whilst supporting given concepts.


American artist and fashion photographer, applying the use of prop within her practice to communicate the drift between object and nature. Displacing flowers from their situated state, hard lighting intensifies the corral beauty of their delicate structures. Notions simliar to previously discussed reflections. Such use of withdrawal of form emphasises the significance of the flowers, methods to combine upon my own practice in further shoots. Formulating conceptual formats regarding the sentiment of flowers in relation to the presentation of oneself.

Andrei Tarkovsky / Polaroids

A collection of Tarkovsky polaroids, taken to preserve sentimental moments in time. Provoking nostalgia in-between glances of words and imagery, a journey of Tarkovsky’s cinematic eye. With consideration to light evident, still life amplifies throughout impressively in regards to the medium used. With such control in coloration to the layout of text to image, my own practices will continue to stimulate simliar notions in regards to narrative with support from own textual reflections.