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Photographic Selfhood - De File
Does Collecting Make You Feel Dirty?
cbertsch
cbertsch
Photographic Selfhood
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flw From: flw Date: December 18th, 2010 08:08 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
You are good at projecting a narrative onto a frame. It's digital too, so, do it alot. why not?
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: December 18th, 2010 07:20 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
I sense an agenda here!

;-)

You're right that "projecting a narrative onto a frame" is both one of my strengths and perhaps also a crucial weakness. That's precisely why I believe my attempt to confront the problem of selfhood when my sense of self is in such a profound state of crisis needs to be routed through an examination of my relationship with photography. In other words, I think I do it -- and do it well -- because in doing it I confirm that I am who I think I am, in an "ergo sum" kind of way.
flw From: flw Date: December 20th, 2010 09:50 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
I always have an agenda, I wish I knew what it was. Remember... photography is DIGITAL. So, no penalty for bad job. It's probably a lesson I could learn myself. No penalty for trying.
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