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NEW SENSATIONS: A CHANNEL 4 PRIZE FOR SAATCHI ONLINE 2010 UK GRADUATES

 
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Keith Ash
(69 years old. Born in United Kingdom. Lives in: Tonbridge)
West Kent College/Kent University

From the outset of the BA course I was eager to investigate what it was about the photographic image that made it more than “what does it mean?”, or “what does it do?”, but what was its life, its vitality? I was interested in the fleeting images on the periphery of our vision or the extremes of our visual perception. This led to the work of the French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty and his existential ideas o ...[more]
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Work of art I would like to make

I would be interested in producing a work that represented a longer period of time, either using the same technique applied to the image “forty-seven minutes” included in my application, or as a multi-image exposure.

I have a number of ideas in mind for this photograph, which might be abstract, showing the movement of light and shade over a period of hours. My current thoughts favour a narrative depicting a scene representing topical culture such as a lay-by café, what I refer to as “kerbside kitchens”. The image would show the activity in this specific location representing time and generating questions of temporality.

Transcendental Phenomenology- the reflective study of the essence of consciousness as experienced from the first-person point of view. It takes the intuitive experience of the phenomena and attempts to extract from it the essence of what we experience.
My Artworks (4)
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