Tag Archives: Sophie Calle

Project 3: Nigel Shafran

This exercise asks me to answer a number of questions regarding the series, Washing-up 2000, by photographer Nigel Shafran. Nigel Shafran Nigel Shafran began his photography career in the fashion industry. He later realised that fashion was not what he ‘wanted to pursue, because of the way it depicts women, and the aspirational values it […]

Research Point: Self-Absented Portraiture

Maria Kapajeva Maria Kapajeva grew up in both, Soviet and Post-Soviet Estonia. She moved to the United Kingdom ten year ago, where she studied photography, gaining a BA and then an MA at The University of Westminster. Kapajeva expands her photography practice to also include, working with video, found images and textile crafts. Along with […]

Research Point – Image and Text

Sophie Calle – Take Care of Yourself Take care of Yourself by Sophie Calle has been described by Louise Neri as ‘a tour de force of feminine responses to a breakup letter that Calle received by e-mail from a man.’ At first, Calle didn’t know how to respond to the letter, but after showing it […]