Tag Archives: CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH

Contextual research ; The Routledge history of childhood in the western world.

The Routledge history of childhood in the western world.   (Taken from original post created 23.03.20 ) This book has been like a bible on education to me since starting this module. Discovered by accident on the Falmouth uni website, I originally focused on four chapters – Introduction ; (Paula s fass) 9 ; Children...

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Seeing ourselves – women’s self portraits

I have re-shared the below blog post from a year ago where I wrote about the Frances Borzello book ‘Seeing Ourselves’ – womens self portraits , as I revisit the book again for the writing of my CRoP. On first looking one could wonder why I would even be talking about self portraits, after all...

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CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH : Laia Abril

The top parts of this CRJ post are written 16.04.2021, whilst the bottom two are from 2019. ********************************************************************** I accidentally came to Abril’s work when I saw her ‘On abortion’ exhibition as part of the Deutsche Borse photography foundation prize at the photographers gallery in 2019 . I wrote about this in the blog post...

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CONTEXTUAL RESEARCH SOPHIE CALLE

Project ideas – display of text and image together or side by side. I don’t like the grid format for my project , but this could work in an exhibition with a transcript of an audio potentially. I have purchased mini mp3 players for my exhibition at Falmouth art gallery and am hoping to have...

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“Let’s back to home-ed” A social awareness art project

The original by Gov.uk As of the 16th March my video has been viewed 518 times on twitter and retweeted 25 times, quote tweeted 10 times and liked 41 times. REFERENCES Fig 1, Graham,Bekkie, 2021. screenshot facebook (Accessed 07.03.2021) Video 1, Graham,Bekkie. 2021. Let’s get back to home ed. A social awareness art project. You...

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Artistic Director – educational research U.K

I have been invited to take on the role as coordinator of art and photography at a new enterprise that is being set up, to help hold and fund research around home education in the U.K It is early days, but the role will involve using my imagery in the website and any press releases...

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Contextual research : The role of the education select committee

THOUGHTS AND POINTS OF ACTION – “The committees job is to look at the policies, administration and the expenditure of the DfE. “”Then we hold oral evidence sessions where we ask questions of a wide range of witnesses””As well as oral evidence we hold private events where we meet young people , parents and others engaged...

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Contextual research ; Film ; Ten Meter tower

Axel Danielsen and Maximilien van Aertryck “A ten meter diving tower. People who have never been up there before have to choose whether to jump or climb down. The situation itself highlights a dilemma: to weigh the instinctive fear of taking the step out against the humiliation of having to climb down.” (Van-Aertryck. 2017) “TEN...

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Discrimination of Elective Home Educators

East Riding Council – Committee Meetings Council – 24 February 2021 1,435 views•Streamed live on 24 Feb 2021 https://youtu.be/kKHxQaZTZDA 3hs 16 min 18 seconds Councillor jump “I’m just appalled that it’s taken so many years for all political parties to suddenly realise this is a problem, this should of never of got to this stage,...

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Competitions and open calls

Over the last week or so, I have entered the Belfast photo festival Open submission 2021 , the Photographic Museum of humanity 2021 photographic grant, and Arles Open walls. ARLES OPEN WALLS For Open Walls Arles I have so far uploaded one of the two projects I am going to enter. The free upload that...

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Contextual research – the importance of semantics

A topic that is constantly in debate in the world of elective home-education is the semantics involved in our community . I have just been part of a facebook discussion where someone was asking what people thought that the term ‘home-schooling’ meant. This was my reply – Home-schooling is the term given to children who...

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Contextual research – Anne Longfield ; Children’s commissioner ; Home educated children

17th Feb 2021. Anne Longfield, outgoing Children’s commissioner for England made her final speech as Children’s commissioner last week, this is the first slide from her speech. I think it’s important to include this here, as it needs to be known, and shown, what we are facing in the home-educating community. This is the current...

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This blog is written as part of my studies on the Falmouth University photography ma, an accredited educational programme.