Part 4, Project 2 (It’s about time) – Research point

Documenting journeys Alec Soth, Sleeping by the Mississippi, 2004 Sleeping by the Mississippi is a series of photographs taken along the Mississippi River, portraying the American Midwest. The images tell a story about the place and its landscape, along with its houses, objects, and people. I feel some sort of nostalgia and melancholy from the photographs and… Continue reading Part 4, Project 2 (It’s about time) – Research point

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Project 4 (The Road) – Room Seven: Itinerancy

Room Seven: Itinerancy (p.150-158) Itinerancy: traveling from place to place. Artists Francis Alÿs Robery Smithson Janet Cardiff Rirkrit Tiravanija Shimabuku Impact of time, place and journey on Shimabuku’s ‘Cucumber Journey’ (p.156 - 157) Shimabuku's 'Cucumber Journey' is about the relationship of change and time. He embarked on a two-week-long canal boat trip from London to Birmingham. As he made his slow trip, he… Continue reading Project 4 (The Road) – Room Seven: Itinerancy