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Neutron Star

It would be rather silly of me to begin with any other work. Not because it is my favourite piece, and not because it has had the most influence over my artistic direction in the last year. 650 more words


The Evolution of Communist Symbolism

Above are three examples of the way in which communist imagery is used today, showing how some traditional symbols – the hammer and sickle, for instance – has been adapted to represent further ideas (as in the Communist Party of Britain’s emblem, in which the dove symbolise peace), or perhaps simply for artistic individuality (as would appear to be the case in the Communist Party USA’s logo). 915 more words


Appreciating the Symbolic

The recent attack on Emanuel AME Church, wherein 9 parishioners were killed, has prompted discussion on many aspects of American society.  America has been compelled to confront its history of white supremacy and the oppressive violence that it necessitates.  1,059 more words

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10 Commandments Statue Must be Removed from State Capitol

For those of you who know me, you know I like symbolism and this story is very symbolic to me. For the record I’m not a Christian so this is not about religion, it’s deeper than that. 31 more words


Project 12: Public landscapes – the seaside

Working on these first two images offered me a sense of where the edges of this approach (ie symbolism digitally inserted into frames) might be. For example in this first shot the sign is so small as to be invisible and so useful in evoking any sense of disability in public spaces. 108 more words



Today I thought I’d share another one of my poems from the past year, this one a little more abstract than the ones before it. This was an experiment in symbolism and setting, and while some of the points were missed, I was still happy with the turnout. 94 more words