This is a revised version of my assignment 5 submission. I have amended my reflective account of publication in the light of feedback from my tutor. Summary The publication of my body of work is in the form of a hand-made artist’s book. The photographs and cover were printed in Donegal on Irish linen and … Continue reading “Assignment 5 – revised submission”
I am continuing my work with Photo Meet, and my latest interview was with Shoair Mavlian, director of Photoworks. As with previous interviews, it was conducted in a conversational style over Zoom and I then transcribed it for publication on the Photo Meet website. You can see the interview online here: https://photomeet.org/shoair-mavlian-interview or as a … Continue reading “Work placement – Shoair Mavlian interview”
This post is a place to gather the feedback I receive on my book and reflect on it. From Facebook: ‘I just received a copy of David Fletcher’s limited-edition photobook on the story of the Irish border. It is extremely well done – concept, photographs and text. Beautifully made.’ @mickyatesUK, Visiting Professor Leeds University Business School. Not … Continue reading “Feedback on Streams of Consciousness Replica book”
Bristol Photo Festival is a new biennial photography festival which has its first edition this year. The Director of the festival is Tracy Marshall (now Tracy Grant since she married her partner photographer Ken Grant) who I know from interviewing her for Photo Meet. I have volunteered to help with the festival, and the job … Continue reading “Bristol Photo Festival”
Assignment fivePublication evaluation and preparing for assessment ‘Submit a 2,000-word reflective account of the resolution of your publication (i.e. the work you have done since Body of Work). You should discuss in depth how you have resolved your major publication and justify your particular choices relating to its publication. Evaluate your efforts to engage an audience … Continue reading “Assignment 5 – submission”
The idea of producing an affordable version of my book Streams of Consciousness is to reach a wider audience than is currently possible with my artist’s book. To achieve this I do need to sell it of course. The way I have chosen to promote the book is via social media, namely Facebook and Instagram. … Continue reading “Book promotion”
This is the feedback from my tutor on Assignment 4: The main change to my work at this stage is the introduction of translucent overlays on which the text is printed. My tutor agrees that this better integrates the text with the images, so that confirms my way forward. The most significant feedback point was … Continue reading “Assignment 4 – tutor feedback”
I had already shown my body of work to Martin Parr at the workshop I attended in Sicily during the summer, but he had only seen the individual prints, not the book. One of the things he commented on was the amount of text – he felt there should be less. Martin felt that there … Continue reading “Portfolio review by Martin Parr”
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