Olivier Fermariello / Je t’aime moi aussi

Olivier Fermariello’s Je t’aime moi aussi, or I love you too, embodies much of what I hope to capture in my own photographic work this year. By focussing on the naked body, Fermariello has created a series which explores the relationship between disability and sexuality. As members of society who may not be completely independent due toContinue reading “Olivier Fermariello / Je t’aime moi aussi”

Elinor Carucci

Elinor Carucci’s work has been somewhat of an inspiration for me during this project. She isn’t afraid to get up close and personal, and the intimacy of her work is something I aspire to. This was difficult to achieve in my own photography, particularly due to my anxiety about being in compromising or awkward situations.Continue reading “Elinor Carucci”

Cruel and Tender: The Real in the Twentieth-Century Photograph

Cruel and Tender has been one of the key compilations of work that has supported and continually inspired my project, From The Bottom Up. Featuring works by a range of acclaimed practitioners, from Diane Arbus and William Eggleston to Robert Frank and Martin Parr, the photobook embodies the idea of reflecting on and challenging social norms. ThisContinue reading “Cruel and Tender: The Real in the Twentieth-Century Photograph”

Roni Horn / Her, Her, Her, and Her

Roni Horn’s Her, Her, Her, and Her is a typological photo series, compiled of images of locker rooms in Reykjavik, Iceland. The notion of typological photography is not something I ever found particularly appealing or interesting until recently. I felt as though this type of work was naturally suited to observing change, having encountered Jo Spence’s photobookContinue reading “Roni Horn / Her, Her, Her, and Her”