Category: Reviewing Practice

  • You will always have your notebooks.

    You will always have your notebooks.

    For some reason I keep seeing ads for the Remarkable tablet. While that appeals to my inner consumer geek, the price is equivalent to about twenty premium leather bound notebooks and a lifetime supply of pens. From the palm pilot on there has be great promises of inner peace and the zen of organization. All…

  • Could I Be Buried Here?

    Could I Be Buried Here?

    You watch your life unfold before you from start to finish, would you change anything? Worn out, after a thirty-year career as a migrant artist in animation, design and academia, I moved to Spain with my wife to recuperate and reflect on the events that had led to this moment. Nested in the mountains of…

  • Reconstituting Memory

    Reconstituting Memory

    Deriving Solace through Therapeutic Photography Introduction How can daydreams, the place of refuge and creativity, turn against us, becoming halls of horrors that consume and drag the self into self-loathing and depression? What are the root causes of these changes and how can artistic practice be used to repair the injured mind? What is memory?…

  • Immersive Photographic Realities

    Immersive Photographic Realities

    Since its inception photography has been tasked with the preservation of our collective human memory. Whether through the recording of historic, current and life events or the artistic works that create a collective expression of the human experience, photography as a form of image making has been unique in its connection with reality or truth.…

  • The Leprachaun

    The Leprachaun

    The thought of artistic inheritance goes way back in our family. My great-grandfather Thomas Fitzpatrick ran and illustrated a publication called “The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly”. For the publication of the book “Thomas Fitzpatrick and ‘The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly‘, 1905–1915″ the authors asked Dad and I to get involved. For this, Dad wrote the introduction and…

  • Off the Highway

    Off the Highway

    No Gate Being a student again is awesome. It’s been ten fast years since completing my design degree @ulsteruni. Now I’m doing my best to make it through a masters. MFA Photography, also at Ulster University is a world apart from previous experiences. As an artist in film I worked creatively on components of another’s…

  • Return: In Car

    Return: In Car

     The images below are diaristic experimentations from each of the journeys, within which I pickup the kids from early October through the end of November. 

  • Julie Blackmon

    Julie Blackmon