Island life Vs life as an Island -Joanne Coates

“Greenvoe, an exploration of island life versus We Live by Tha’ Water an exploration of the self as an island.”  – Current OGC Mentorship winner and recent Close Up V speaker Joanne Coates writes for us about documenting life on an island, the split narrative within her work and exploring her own mental health issues…   Greenvoe…

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Night Walking – Tina Lane​

I have been mapping where I wander in Tokyo in the small hours of the night, and documenting with photos. I use the word ‘wander’ as I do not plan my walks, just each night a new area. Last night I was accompanied by Haruyuki Kobayashi san and a film…

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Analogue Delay – Miriam Aziz

Miriam Aziz is a mixed media artist based in Milan (Italy). Her audio / visual projects include dance, portrait, commercial and commissioned work. She is also the founding director of MAstudioLAB, a mixed media art platform for science dissemination and art consultancy. Here she writes for us about her experience of Berlin in the mid 1990’s through the medium…

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Writing About My Own Work -A Guest Post By Ellie English

The notion of ‘starting a new project’ doesn’t necessarily sit well with me, of course my work is broken up into several different sections, stories, but as a whole my photographic practice is one massive project. Completely and utterly subjective, I use photography as a means of self-exploration, to dig…

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