Mr David Blackmore, Lecturer in Further Education
Someone once introduced me as a 'conceptual archivist'. Previous to this I hadn't thought of what I do in terms of the creation of archives of works. However the more I thought about this the more apt it became.
My initial artistic development was through photography - a medium that has had not only a turbulent time becoming accepted as an art form but also one which has a long running tradition of topography. An oeuvre involving the creation of bodies of work which document and categorise aspects of life and the world we inhabit. The grouping of objects and scenes, animate and inanimate, leads the viewer into a mind-set of comparison between the different elements in a work. This opens up a dialogue surrounding uniqueness and commonality, rather than cementing a sense of likeness thismore...
PGCE in Further education, University of Reading, Reading.
Research Grants and Awards
2012 UCA School of FE Research Fund - to produce artists book