From a short series of images that came about through an interest in the transformative aspect of the camera, the digital photographic process and the studio environment itself and the inevitable disappointment of the printed work. As someone who has, for many years wrestled with the dark arts of colour workflow – both as a practitioner and a teacher of photography. I became interested in the idea of bringing to life the process colours of cyan, magenta, yellow and black […]
Accrual Media represents a digital ‘reshuffling’ of Roland Barthes’ perennial academic reading list favorite, Camera Lucida. Each page of the original publication has been scanned and subjected to a partially human guided application of Adobe’s “Space Time Video Completion” algorithm, put into action through Photoshop’s various Content Aware processes. These alterations prioritise the visual aspect of written language over the coded content and meaning, leading to repeated passages and words, altered letter forms and entirely new sentences or visual patterns […]
As part of an ongoing experiment and return to the world of data abstraction for me, this time with long time colleague and collaborator Adam O’Meara, we’re exploring identity, not through the individual but the dividual – creating average portraits via a range of criteria. If you would like to take part in creating an average portrait of Lincoln, we’re set up at Kodak, Guildhall street on the 24th, 25th, 29th, 31st of October and 1st of November. Pedestrian Encounters […]
Co-Production with Adam O’Meara, Ongoing work in progress 2012 – Present. Some of these images and others can be found in Issue 91 of Source Magazine, Autumn 2017 accompanying an article on Post Graduate Photographic education, by Lucy Soutter.