Tag Archives: Trish Morrissey

Assignment 3 – Feedback

The feedback from my tutor on the third assignment was both positive and encouraging, “A succinct and rather profound response for Assignment 3. Good stuff”. My aim for the assignment had been to link four generations of my family, from my great-grandfather, Jack Murphy, down to me, using photographs. My problem was that a photographic […]

Assignment 3 – Putting Yourself in the Picture

My aim for Assignment Three, Putting yourself in the Picture, was to create a link between my great-grandfather, Jack Murphy and me using photographs. I thought it a good idea to look again at the work of Trish Morrissey and Gillian Wearing, as both created new bodies of work inspired by their family photographs. Trish […]

Assignment 3 – Preparation

The assignment, Putting Yourself in the Picture, is an exploration in self-portraiture. The assignment brief suggests that “you may choose to explore your own identity or masquerade as someone else, or use empty locations or objects to speak of your experiences. However you choose to approach it, use yourself – directly or indirectly – as […]

Project 2.1: Masquerades

This exercise presents a number of questions which can only be answered by researching Nikki S. Lee and Trish Morrissey. Nikki S. Lee Nikki S. Lee is best known for several series of photographs entitled, Projects (1997–2001), in which she appears as a stereotypical member of various American subcultures. Lee adopts the behaviour, mannerisms and […]