A Still and Fragile Moment-Kevin Andrew Morris

  *Once the stills were selected and composed on A3 sheets using adobe illustrator, these sheets were then used to make up the screens for printing the decals, which once printed were applied to the surface of the highfired (1220 degrees celsius) slipcast camera forms and fired further to 840 degrees celsius to fix onto […]

Life on the Move-Kevin Andrew Morris

Working from the digitized 35mm film footage from the collection my project developed from my initial reactions. Initially my research conducted of spending time watching and re watching the films provided by the The Expatriate Archive Centre, taking screen shots/stills from the footage, compiling and arranging the images. Partly this was done as a way […]

Delicate Negotiations – Monique Prinsloo

I present this final post and diptych as an ode to the husband and wife of Archive 1.0019. Witness features two monochromatic photographs that focus on the fragile nature of memory. After engaging so closely with Archive 1.0019, I became obsessed with highlighting the universal condition of the vulnerability of memory. I occupied my practice […]

The life of an archival object – Christopher Squier

By Christopher Squier While working on this project, my thought processes have adapted from thinking specifically about the loss of vision and hearing, as described in the archive letters, to looking at forms of decay and degradation on the photographs themselves: weather marks and natural acids that have created colorful ‘blooms,’ like nebulas or fireworks […]

Exploring the EAC photo archive and its associations – Christopher Squier

By Christopher Squier Throughout the research and experimentation phase of the project, I made a selection of a number of photographs that have inspired me. I’ve been considering a photograph of a snake—an image I like for the way the snake seems to be slithering from the area of focus in the photograph out to […]

Collecting stories – Thomas Nondh Jansen

Whilst browsing through the collected stories of the archive, and doing further research, I felt a sort of longing. Although I could not describe it, it was tangible; a longing for their children and grand-children, loved ones and the world they left behind. I started wondering what home means and what it means to be ‘far away’. One […]