I have attached below my tutor report for Assignment 3 - Contextual Studies, which included both the plan for the extended written project and the 500-1,000 word sample text. I have also reflected on the telephone call my tutor and I had regarding the plan and sample text and I have shown how I have responded since.
Category: Assignment 3
Research Folder Part 3
This is an archive of online material, physical books and artists that I’ve researched while conducting Contextual Studies Part 3, compiled in one place.
Self-assessment for Assignment 3 – Contextual Studies
In this self-assessment of Assignment 3 - Contextual Studies I will evaluate how my plan for the extended written project and the sample text provided holds up against the criteria for Contextual Studies. The criteria are demonstration of subject based knowledge and understanding, demonstration of research skills, demonstration of critical and evaluation skills and finally communication.
Assignment 3 – Contextual Studies – 500-1,000 Word Sample Text for Extended Written Project
Here is my 500-1,000 word sample text for my extended written project comprised of Chapter 1 of the body of the text.
Assignment 3 – Contextual Studies – Plan for Extended Written Project
I've outlined the plan for my extended written project in this post.
Tutor Report for Assignment 2 – Contextual Studies
I have attached below my tutor report and annotated literature review for Assignment 2 - Contextual Studies. I have also reflected on what my tutor has written in the report and the annotated literature review so I can get a better grasp on some of the concepts we talked about in our telephone call.
Continuum (2014) by Chris Dorley-Brown
I have been encouraged to look more closely at Chris Dorley-Brown’s Continuum (2014) series than his The Corners (2009-17) work. That is because both my tutor and I believe this series is more pertinent for my upcoming extended essay and my project in general. Continuum (2014) shows change more explicitly than The Corners (2009-17) and utilises repeat photography like my body of work. I was a bit frustrated that Continuum (2014), which I consider to be an enlightening series of diptychs, has been covered so little by writers on photography. However, while looking for sources, I found that an essay by Stewart Home had been written inside Dorley-Brown’s Continuum (2014) book, available on Apple Books. Luckily, I have access to an Apple device so I downloaded it and here are my thoughts on the interactive book and its introductory essay.
This Must Be the Place – David Campany (2010)
David Campany, the curator of This Must Be the Place (2010) and who is interviewed in the same-titled article by Aesthetica magazine, is an advocate of the spatial in photography, rather than just time-based photographic practice. I found various extracts from the interview interesting and have outlined my thoughts in this post.
Doreen Massey – Some Times of Space (2003)
The essay Some Times of Space (2003) by Doreen Massey has been quite influential in my understanding of how space and time are interconnected. Furthermore, Massey touches upon representation of space and time; in particular representation in the form of the map.
Notes on Before-and-After Photography by Jordan Bear and Kate Palmer Albers (2017)
I actually found the introductory essay by Jordan Bear and Kate Palmer Albers in Before-and-After Photography (2017) to be the most useful and interesting one for me. Throughout the book, diptychs where time has elapsed between each photograph, are referred to as 'before-and-after photographs’.