Re: Call for Entries
Disparaging = Discouraging.
Nothing really to discuss here.
Katharine Thayer wrote:
> Jon, I don't think anyone is discouraging anyone from posting a
> legitimate Call for Entry; Jon was simply commenting on the turgid prose
> it was couched in. It's a bit presumptuous to assume that just
Jonathan Bailey wrote:
Huh?!? It *sounds* like English....
Does photo discourse on most campuses resemble this?? If so, things are
worse than I'd feared. It's disturbing to think students might be
translate this babble. Or, write a paper about it.
But, hey - what do I know?!?
Tenants Harbor, Maine
> On Sep 4, 2006, at 2:52 PM, Jon Lybrook wrote:
>> The language in the requirements is prompting one to think about and
>> question norms and beliefs associated with photography as
>> documentation (a subject near and dear to me personally). Being set
>> in one's beliefs is fine, but stagnates learning, potential, and new
>> ideas, which art and culture needs to move forward and thrive, IMO.
>> Besides, why on earth would we want to discourage people from posting
>> any reputable Calls for Entry to the list?
> someone finds such prose less than illuminating, that must mean he is
> set in his own beliefs, or that he must be wedded to photography as
> documentation. Jon's photographs speak for themselves against that
> misconception. (And just for the record, I am on record as opposing the
> hegemony of photography-as-documentation myself).
> Katharine Thayer