With 4 weeks left in the academic year, things are heating up at school.
In Digital Imaging, we looked at the images in which we had changed seasons:
Our next assignment is to make a composite image that includes 4 elements that the teacher gave us.
In History of the Book, we talked about archives, indexes and memory.
Essays we read:
Chapter 9 of “The Photobook: A History – Volume 2” Gerry Badger and Martin Parr
Four essays from “The Photography Reader” ed Liz Wells:
“Evidence, Truth and Order: Photographic Records and the Growth of the State” John Tagg
“Photographs of Agony” John Berger
“Remembrance: The Child I never Was” Annette Kuhn
Wednesday morning in Visible, Invisible we finished considering memory.
In Right Here, Right Now we talked a little about painting and photography:
I also registered for classes for next year:
Master Crit with Sarah Charlesworth
Thesis Forms with Marvin Heiferman
Critical Reading with Jan Avgikos
History of Video with David Ross
Photobook Studio with Kiki Bauer
The highlight of my week?
The Marina Abramovic performance restrospective at MoMA. I don’t remember the last time I was so moved by an exhibition. If you are in NY in the next two months, you really should go. I’ll be returning several times before I take a seat across from her.