Category Archives: Events

Symposiums, workshops, talks, etc.

Liverpool Biennial Study trip

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I’ve attended several study days this year and concluded that these are the single most productive activities I can do as part of the course. October’s visit to the Liverpool Biennial lead by Peter and Gareth was even more instructive … Continue reading

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From today everything will be different..

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From today everything will be different.. ..as they said in Arles last year. As noted in the blog https://darcyblog.wordpress.com/ in the post of 31st july,  I will be scrapping the scrapbooks and resuming DPP with my version of Edward Weston’s “Daybooks” (another eBay … Continue reading

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Saatchi visit: part 2

For me it is important to think of these as works by an “artist” rather than a “photographer”. This is an extensive catalog of contemporary art that just happens to involve photography as the medium, and represents the current directions … Continue reading

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Saatchi Gallery: Out of focus

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OCA STUDY TRIP TO SAATCHI GALLERY “Out of Focus”  1 gain a personal perspective on a wide range of photographers 2 Reflect on the experience of seeing photography in a gallery 3 Network with other OCAstudents I recorded several pages … Continue reading

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Burtynsky: OIL

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BURTYNSKY: OIL The Photographer’s Gallery (TPG) 26th May 2012 Gareth, Jose, Clive Objective 1: gain a personal perspective on the work of an influential photographer I first encountered Burtynsky’s work at the Liverpool Look11 festival where a few of his … Continue reading

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Gillian Wearing at the Whitechapel Gallery study day

Before the visit I read several articles and reviews in newspapers (Guardian and Observer), the British Journal of Photography, Art Review, and references on the OCA site. I also listened to a useful interview where she described her “People” exhibition … Continue reading

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

I’ve been to see the Taylor Wessing a few times but I have never really understood the exhibition. The portraits weren’t always interesting and needed at least more detail than appeared in the captions. The photographers were fairly unanimous in … Continue reading

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