Evaluation

Comparing this module to my last hand in, I am much happier with the result. I feel that the work has come together and the way I am presenting it works well with the concept. Putting the work into a book worked well for me as it gave it a much more personal feel than […]

Final Photos – Print

I decided to print ten photos at A1. I settled on printing ten photos as I felt that this represented the idea of mental health well enough without the work getting repetitive. I didn’t want to weaken the work by producing to many images as I felt with this project it was about what each […]

Idea Development

Since I have started to put together my video, I have found that I am struggling to shoot clips to create an interesting video without repeating them and it becoming boring. As a way around this I have decided to split the video into three smaller shorts. Each one will be 30 seconds – 1 […]

Film and sound experimentation

I have always had a interest in writing, as well as speech and quotes. This is something that I experimented with in the very first module on this course, looking at pairing images with quotes that I had written which implied what it was like to live with social anxiety. Although the sound I have […]

Research – Kristianne Drake

Kristianne Drake produced two projects, ‘You Were Here’ and ‘Sometimes Things Just Disappear’ both focusing on mental health. Her first project, ‘You Were Here’ focuses on OCD, which Drake produced when she first was diagnosed with the illness. She observed the tea bags left on the side by her family over time. When talking about […]

Personal Experimentation

Over the last few months I experienced symptoms of depersonalisation – feeling disconnected from myself and everything around me. I experience this when my anxiety is heightened, and wanted to photograph this experience. I have previously experimented with self portraits being out of focus, yet I feel this is more appropriate now than before. It […]

Research – Brooke Shaden

Self Portraiture is at the heart of Brooke Shadens work. Her fine art style is driven by her personal battle with social anxiety, using the process of capturing the photos as a way of coping. Her reason for using herself within her images comes from being more comfortable photographing herself than others. Also being a […]

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