Lines, disruptions and what lies out-of-frame

“Family photography, as a genre, documents the ‘being with others’ of the domestic sphere,” writes Thy Pay, Elspeth H. Brown and Andrea Noble in their essay Feeling in photography, the affective turn, and the history of emotions. “These photographs record what Catherine Zuromskis has called ‘aspirational fictions’ that allow is to record ourselves and our […]

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Final Major Project Proposal: Other Mothers

My Final Major Project, Other Mothers, explores non-biological maternality, the mothering of a child who is not the mother’s own, whether through birth or adoption (1). It will hold a tension between issues of loss, abandonment and displacement on the one hand, and bonding, belonging and healing on the other. The project’s epicentre will be […]

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