I have put off writing the literature review for Contextual Studies for some time as I wasn't totally convinced where my assignments for Body of Work were taking me. I feel it is important to have some sort of idea of the general direction the practical work is taking so the theory I conduct can inform the practice later on
There is an indexical connection between the photograph and a real life scene containing information the photograph captured. According to Barthes, 'a specific photograph, in effect, is never distinguished from its referent’ - (Barthes, 1984)
Here I have described my reasoning for the changes I made highlighted in red to Assignment 1 - Contextual Studies
I have decided to edit my first introductory essay for Contextual Studies in order to improve upon the original essay while gaining clarity on some of the concepts I talked about, thanks to my tutor's interventions. These interventions were mainly concerning some confusion over certain photographic terms and the changes can be found marked in red
I have attached below my tutor report for my introductory essay
I have decided to conduct some more thorough research into Deptford, specifically its regeneration. This is in order to gain a better understanding of how it is seen from the outside perspective as well as inside the community
Yan Preston’s vast project Mother River which spanned 4 years (2010-2014) utilises strategic planning to produce random and varying results.