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Living Portrait expands the dimensions, shape and context of portraiture through the collaborative ventures of photographer Lynn Weddle and sound artist Anya Ustaszewski. This gentle subversive, exploration will arrive at five beguiling living breathtaking portraits of young carers embedded with the subtlest of sounds. To be premiered at Brighton Media Centre Gallery as part of Brighton Photo Fringe at the Media Centre Gallery from 14th to 19th October 2014.

Funny Hearing – Polluting Sound...

24 September 2014

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photo of a hand holding a microphone in amongst a bed of flowers

So we’re very aware you haven’t heard much of the sound yet. So here goes, the silent partner Anya speaks.    I am so interested in what other people hear and the sounds that by some are deemed irrelevant. As someone who has very different sound filters, I hear pretty much everything that’s there to be heard. I am always intrigued by what other people’s brains are filtering out and in this instance what our young people are hearing when they take their set...

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Lynn interviews Emily about making the shot

15 September 2014

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photo of two young women on a path in the countryside with a camera tripod standing in the shot

What were you thinking in preparation for your portrait today? I was a bit nervous, as I didn’t know what would come out of it.  So I was practicing in the mirror to see if I noticed what I would be doing.  I noticed that I lick my lips quite a few times, itched my eyebrow and played with my hands a lot.  What was it like practicing in the mirror? How did it feel? I don’t know. I guess I got a bit more excited as I was nervous about doing it. So when I got a bit more...

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Projecting

2 September 2014

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We were delighted to be able to work for a day with Alex May - an artist who works with video projection, projection mapping, software programming, interaction, performance, and robotics to explore the boundaries between human perception and digital technologies. A perfect skills match for the new technical challenges presenting themselves. The key questions we had for Alex were which way up and how to ensure a seamless audience engagement that didn't foul up the artwork? Having decided our...

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