Exercise 5.1: The distance between us

Brief Use your camera as a measuring device. This doesn’t refer to the distance scale on the focus ring. Rather, find a subject that you have an empathy with and take a sequence of shots to ‘explore the distance between you’. Add the sequence to your learning log, indicating...

American Power – Mitch Epstein

American Power is an active response to the American Dream gone haywire. My project focuses on the United States not only because I am American, but because the U.S. has exported its model of unrestricted growth around the world in the form of mass consumerism, corporatism, and sprawl. (Epstein...

Waffenruhe – Michael Schmidt

My tutor suggested the book “Waffenruhe” by Michael Schmidt (Schmidt et al., 2018). His work is not specifically about light, but it is a perfect interpretation and depiction of the atmosphere. The closing text by Janos Frecot is stunningly applicable and translates the breathtaking and silently loaded images in...