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The final week! This week was the time to refine ideas, and really put the needle to paper! With it being one of the last times to really experiment within the MEDA space, I decided to use the week and the final class to play around with all different ideas and see what avenue worked … More The Final Class
This week was research week! I watched a LOT of videos on the punch needle to try and make the damn thing work, but after the long line of videos, some very helpful YouTuber finally explained that the needle that I had purchased would only work on a very particular type of thread, so not … More Research!
This week was a bit of a personal triumph for me. I learnt how to (very basically embroider) and transfer that skill onto photographs. I began by trying an outline of a uterus on cotton, and finished the week by presenting a 7 x 5″ photograph with an embroidered brain with a natural aesthetic of … More Beginning of the Brain
Today, was probably one of my favourite days in MEDA301, but it didn’t start that way. I was feeling a bit stuck and hopeless, I kept trying with my photojournalism idea of capturing rubbish, but it just hasn’t been resounding with me. I do think it is interesting, and it is a very unique view … More A New Start
Rubbish! Thats how I am feeling today about capturing rubbish, (and of course of its unwanted overpopulation in our lives), but feeling particularly rubbish about photographing it today. So, this week I did a bit more research on the idea of rubbish and photojournalism, and I found, what I thought was my own original idea, … More Feeling Rubbish about Rubbish
So over the last week, I have done a bit of thinking and investigating and what I want to achieve through photojournalism. I have come to realise that I definitely want that personal aspect to my work, and display the connection between people and possessions. With the forever growing concerns and actions towards waste and … More Rubbish