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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? […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. 

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Julie Blackmon

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