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The Deadpan Aesthetic

History and Origins According to Artbook (1) the origins of the word “Deadpan”  can be traced to 1927 when Vanity Fair Magazine compounded the words dead and pan, a slang word for a face, and used it as a noun. … Continue reading

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The Influence of Surrealism on British Street Photography

What is Surrealism? There are a multitude of definitions of Surrealism but they generally net down to using imagery from the subconscious mind and dreamscape to express an authentic self and thereby visualise a truer reality, the Surreal. This expression of … Continue reading

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