Category Archives: Exhibitions

What I’ve seen and want to see

DEUTSCHE BÖRSE PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE 2012, and the winner is…..

http://www.whitechapelgallery.org/exhibitions/john-stezaker ..John Stezaker, who is not a photographer but who made the best contribution to photography in Europe through a body of work in exhibition or publication format between 1st October 2010 and 30th September 2011. Stezaker’s entry was his … 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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Zarina Bhimji, Whitechapel Gallery study trip

I arrived late thanks to my reliance on Southern Rail’s Saturday timetable, and so missed most of the first part of the tour with the Whitechapel’s guide, but that allowed me to form my own opinions of Bhimji’s work. I … Continue reading

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