CAN Exercise 5.2 Question for Seller

Nicky Bird purchased unwanted photographs from sellers on eBay. Her only rule was that there were no other bids; thereby genuinely classifying them as unwanted. Bird asked each seller where they [...]

CAN Exercise 5.1 Goodfellas

The scene suggests that the man is impatient, powerful, influential, arrogant, wealthy and corrupt. The single-shot scene shows a young man entering a night club with a female acquaintance to the [...]

CAN Exercise 4.2 Advert Commentary

Brief Rip out an advertising image from a newspaper supplement. Comment on what it is, what it says about the product and why are you think it’s there. Commentary On 14 February 2018, the [...]

CAN Exercise 4.1 Elliott Erwitt

Brief Look carefully at Erwitt’s image and write some notes about how the subject matter is placed within the frame. How has Erwitt structured this image? What do you think the image is ‘saying’? [...]

CAN Exercise 3.4 Nigel Shafran

Nigel Shafran’s series ‘Washing up’ features images of kitchen sinks after washing up. Coupled with captions, we learn from the photos about the dietary habits of Shafran and [...]

CAN Exercise 3.2 Lee and Morrissey

Brief Could Lee’s work be considered voyeuristic or even exploitative? Is she commenting on her own identity, the group identity of the people she photographs, or both? Would you agree to [...]