Created in collaboration with counterterrorism investigator Crofton Black Negative Publicity (2011 – 2016) comprises photographs and documents that confront the nature of contemporary warfare and the invisible mechanisms of state control. From George W. Bush’s 2001 declaration of the ‘war on terror,’ until 2008, an unknown number of people disappeared into a network of secret prisons organised by the US Central Intelligence Agency – transfers without legal process, otherwise known as extraordinary rendition. No public record was kept as these prisoners were shuttled all over the globe. Some were eventually sent to Guantánamo Bay or released, while others remain unaccounted for.
The paper trail assembled in this volume shows these activities via the weak points of business accountability: invoices, documents of incorporation, and billing reconciliations produced by the small-town American businesses enlisted in prisoner transportation. In conjunction with photographs of former detention sites, detainees’ homes, companies and government locations this work recreates the network that links CIA ‘black sites,’ and evokes ideas of opacity, surface, and testimony in relation to this process: a system hidden in plain sight.
Karen knorr; Connoisseurs- A critical view of High class gallery space, british architecture and
Country Life 1983 - 1985
Paul Nash- Post WW1 Landscape painter. + WW2. 759.2 NAS Master Of The Image.
Eric Revellio- Chalk hills. his perspective is looking down, uses the lines in the landscape to lead the eye. The balance of lightness and darkness.
Fay Godwin . The Drovers. black and white landscape. 778.936 GOD / 779.092 GOD Landscape Photographs. Landmarks ISBN - 1-899235-73-6.
“It is tempting to read a photograph. Not from left to right or from top to bottom exactly, but to find within the composition a meaning or even a story, of which the photograph is the concluding detail, the clinching moment. It is still further tempting to equate photography with a more specific kind of writing - poetry. The practice and language of both art forms appear to support a connection. Modern poems are very often ‘snapshots’, captured and offered for public examination. they are ‘slices’ of life’, ‘Instants’, bearing the suggestion of a larger concern. Many revolve around a central image, a visual image more often than not. From around the same time as the science of photography was discovered, poetry has been moving away from linear and chronological treatments of it’s subjects, towards more instantaneous executions of subject and form. In fact the size and shape of most contemporary poems could be snuggly housed within the average Kodak print.” Fay Godwin - Landmarks. Pg.10.
Robert Clayton; Estate p.
John Myers; middle england.- 779.092 MYE Library number.
PAUL BARKER- The Freedoms of Suburbia. - 307.76 BAR Library number.
Robert adams. seascapes.
Jonnathan meads- theory on landscape and architecture.
The new English Landscape. Jason Orton. Ken Worpole.
Photography: A Critical Introduction- Liz Wells- Wells, L (ed.) 2015, Photography: a Critical Introduction, Routledge, London. Available from: ProQuest Ebook Central. [20 November 2018].
Land Matters- Liz Wells.
Perspectives On Place- Theory And Practise In Landscape Photography- J.A.P Alexander.
Faust A Tragedy- JOHANN WOLFGANG GEOTHE