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 […]
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 […]
I love black and white but some images just work better in colour. In this case I still like the black and white enough to keep it here.
‘Americans’: The Book That Changed Photography http://www.npr.org/2009/02/13/100688154/americans-the-book-that-changed-photography http://classes.dma.ucla.edu/Summer12/160–1/files/A1-RobertFrank-Slideshow.pdf http://classes.dma.ucla.edu/Summer12/160–1/files/A1-RobertFrank-Reading.pdf https://oscarenfotos.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/robert_frank_-_the_americans.pdf http://www.steidlville.com/pictures/pdf/Steidl_Frank_Catalogue_A4.pdf
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.
Note 32min. Listen again on day for night/night for day photography
Images are best viewed on the original website where their full texture and depth can be viewed in a higher resolution. The flattened, graphic nature of the images definitely resinates with my aesthetic, years of working and lecturing as a designer have certainly had an impact on how I see and graphic shapes and textures […]