Initial proposal statement

For the course I had recently finished (YOP) before embarking on this one, I made a series of photofilms on local artisans that were overdubbed with interview material where they explained a little about their crafts and why it is important that the folk arts and traditions are passed on to subsequent generations. By combining image and spoken word, I enabled the protagonists to retain their own voice, as such empowering them and avoiding ‘exotic’ readings of the individuals and their work. Continue reading “Initial proposal statement”