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Ch, Ch, Ch, Changes…………..

So this week has been a bit of a manic one for me….mostly through my own doing. In my attempt to bring one of the ideas for my MA series to fruition I started yapping to people on twitter last […]

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Epiphany

Firstly I would like to start by saying that my husband thinks that I use that word far too much.  But I do feel that it is warranted.  Whilst doing a lot of reading for the research part of my […]

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Gifted? charged? challenged?

A couple of weeks ago I bought a second-hand crochet piece on-line, half bib, half collar. I wanted to add it to my small collection of outfits&objects that help me explore, call into, fall into, the time my dad was a […]

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Crossing thresholds

When Sonia Boué tweeted b/w images from the Oxford-London train of the globetrotter-suitcase and later her face she seemed a time-traveller from the 30s/40s, on her way to meet me at a flat temporarily located in 2014’s London (so I […]

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Strands of wishful thinking

I have become obsessed with a Mickey Mouse look-alike! Didn’t think I’d ever write that sentence and certainly not in the context of my project, but there it is. You may remember the images of toys at the end of […]

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There is no story that is not true

  ‘There is not story that is not true” Chinua Achebe Working with the parents group at Midland Road Children’s Centre in Manningham, Bradford over the past weeks, I’m struck by their fantastic stories.  They are full of banter and […]

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PICTURED #32: Erik Kessels, In Almost Every Picture 13

For the latest photobook in the celebrated In Almost Every Picture series, the Dutch curator and editor Erik Kessels continues to delve into the treasure troves of vernacular photography to bring us imperfect images where the photographer’s hand appears in the frame. Tim Clark reveals more.

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Meantime

The last ten days have been particularly tired, physically as well as mentally: limbs leaden and airy, resisting coherence; pockets of pain here and there, sewn to skin; fleeting periods of full alertness and acuity. Doubts though, about my oh, so very […]

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PICTURED #31: Paul Graham, Does Yellow Run Forever?

Does Yellow Run Forever?, the latest monograph from British-born, New York-based artist Paul Graham, offers a seductive and dreamy meditation on what we seek and value in life – love, wealth or beauty? Tim Clark finds plenty to celebrate within its pages.

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Half mine, half other

One night a couple of weeks ago my hands seemed half mine, half other, their tops as I knew them, but my palms hurt badly and felt as large as a giant’s: not swollen but grown or grafted on, and one with […]

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Landing on the moon

I’ve called this blog post ‘Landing on the moon’, as that was kind of how it felt walking around the island of Swona. Five of us spent two days there at the end of August (here’s a brief video of […]

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PICTURED #30: Joan Fontcuberta, Trepat

For more than 30 years, Joan Fontcuberta has been challenging the veracity of the photographic medium by staging one hoax, pseudo-documentary project after another. A new book, Trepat, sees the Catalan artist explore the improbable archive of the Spanish industrial powerhouse Josep Trepat. Tim Clark steps inside his world.

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Swona at last!

Today we made it across to Swona in a cute yellow boat called Sheila C, captained by two lovely chaps both called Magnus! The crossing from Burray Pier to The Haven at Swona took about 30 minutes and was really […]

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