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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Any Other Name – Elanor Marielle

We recently awarded our second Professional Development Mentorship to the exceptionally talented Elanor Marielle and here she is to introduce herself, her journey and her work…   I first began using photography as a means to deal with my environment at the age of 13. My Mum bought me a cheap handheld digital camera…

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