Kent Institute of Art and Design : MA Photography
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Presently I am involved with the material breakdown of
such foods to enable me to photograph the subject's base elements at a
macro scale. This comments on the way we see that which we think we know-
the complacency of a life time of one sided exposure to decay. As well
as this it acts as a celebration of such foods throughout and beyond their
By seeing beyond the initial aesthetic of that which is deemed 'unacceptable' we are able to have a richer aesthetic experience. Thus we see the beauty inherent in the truth of the subject.
This series looks beyond the wider reality of the subject
and the preconceptions we as a society place on that reality. Decaying
and putrefying food matter confuse socially accepted categories thus becoming
'matter out of place' or more precisely matter without a place. Thus these
images are an exploration of this matter becoming enabled with such a
My photographs are taken using a medium format camera,
macro lens and extension tubes- this setup allows for ultra close-up images,
thus enabling a point of view and aesthetic that is rarely seen and considered.
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