My research is about :
How has pornographic imagery challenged and enhanced artistic photography from the 1950’s through to the current era?
How has pornographic imagery and artistic photography from the 1950’s through to the current era
Why I’m researching this :
– To delve deeper into the understanding of power relationships within photography as a medium, between the viewer, subject and photographer, with specific interest in pornograhic photogrpahy and artistic photography.
How I intend to research this :
– Visit influential exhibitions and galleries that hold pieces of fine art and photography that have shaped the current artistic world.
– Interviews with leading photographers and artists from the current era and If possible through the years back till the 1950’s.
– Further research into both photography, artistic photography and fine art over the selected time scale, looking through the history involved with the medias and with specific regards to the embedded power relationships.