Wednesday 30 January 2013
Thursday 24 January 2013
It was announced for nearly a week.
It was made out to be a killer storm but in the end it was sweet.
It was blue and full of footprints underneath the balcony.
It was also reminiscent of many winters past.
It was beautiful as snow always is.
It was a sign of times moving.
I am in the process of drying my 120 film and anxious to see what her portraits look like.
For the time being, Sadie's many fans will have to be patient and wait until the real thing comes along.
Friday 18 January 2013
Friday 4 January 2013
These images here belong to the work done by Sparky close to five years ago. To see them now fills me with yearnings for the past, considering that 2008 was one of the most fertile years of my teaching life. It was a time of discovery for some very talented students (Tom, Rob, Marcus, Charlie, Alix) and also a time for entering a new space in my already long career as a photographer.
Saying goodbye to some of them every summer confirms once again the impending closing of yet another door in my life.
So I show these pictures here as an homage to my crazy boys and girls of years past. With much respect and great affection.
Thursday 3 January 2013
Last year I saw a great retrospective exhibition of the work of Martin Chambi. I had seen parts of his artistic legacy here and there but nothing had prepared me to be blown away by the gigantic reach of his vision. His enduring images of the Peruvian poor had stayed with me since.
These past few weeks at home have given me the opportunity to play with ideas in self-portraiture, albeit in a smaller scale, and decided to pay homage to such an artist.
Tuesday 1 January 2013
All pictures copyright Rob Clark
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