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Back Street Postcards

Images dictated by chance and experimentation

The locations of my photographs 'Sea Back Street Post Cards' are dictated by chance. I follow the ideas of Guy Debord who pioneered a new way of perceiving the world called Psychogeography. By doodling on a map of Hastings and taking photographs wherever the lines intersected, I found discarded objects and scenes and discovered a new awareness of urban habitation and coastal decay. To make the final photographs I continued in an experimental way using photographic processes. This way of working jolted me into a new awareness of my surroundings and the emotional reaction to the resulting montaged photographs is surprising and moving. 


 

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