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Viva Voce Morgana Raven

IPS~ Anthropology; the scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.

Focusing on~ Individualism; what makes people individual, the characteristics and qualities that make one person different to the next.


Sophie Calle ~ conceptual artist whose work focuses on human idendity and interaction, often blurring the boundaries between personal and public life. In her first work Suite Venitienne, Calle followed a stranger from Paris to Venice documenting him in a diary using photographs and text.

Richard Avedon ~ photographer who spent five years travelling across the American West photographing the uncelebrated people.

“I’m looking for a new definition of a photographic portrait. I’m looking for people who are surprising - heartbreaking - or beautiful in a terrifying way. Beauty that might scare you to death until you acknowledge it as part of yourself.” (Laura Wilson 2005 p.17)

My work so far


Fear General life to be honest for me is terrifying but exciting at the same time... going to America. … Writing my dissertation, the whole process has been enough to give me nightmares! … I’m really scared I’ll be forgotten. … Exams scare me a touch, as I seem to forget everything I know the moment I walk in there, useful. … I fear that it’s all for nothing. … Where will my wine come from??? … The conservative party … My biggest fear is that no one would miss me if I die.

Viva Voce  

IPS presentation