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Before We Were Us We Were Them

Sometime around 800,000 years ago early humanids migrated out of Africa and into Southern Europe, it took another 300,000 years for them to reach what we now think of as the British Isles. According to Francis Pryor the slow pace of this drift to the north … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 – Times Change and We With Time are Changing (Rework)

Notes on Rework Following my initial submission of assignment 2 my tutor suggested that the words used in the original were tending to overwhelm the images and detracted from the objective of hiding my subjectivity in layers of objective information. He … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 – Times Change and We With Time are Changing

Introduction Elias Redstone, writing in Shooting Space (1), describes photography’s close relationship with architecture which, he argues, is surprising because photography is synonymous with time whereas architecture is synonymous with space and volume. However perhaps architecture has a closer relationship with time than … Continue reading

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Researching Architectural Palimpsest

Palimpsest “A manuscript or piece of writing material on which later writing has been superimposed on effaced earlier writing.” (1) “Something reused or altered but still bearing visible traces of its earlier form.” (1) “Architects imply palimpsest as a ghost – an image of what once was. In the built environment, this occurs more than we might think. Whenever spaces are … Continue reading

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Nicky Bird Tracing Echoes

My TAOP tutor suggested that I looked at Nicky Bird’s Tracing Echoes (1) as a follow up to my TAOP assignment 5 submission, Change in the Village. This proved to be an interesting line of research that not only plays … Continue reading

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