Category Archives: Disconnected

Lost in Translation: Book now available

    Preview Lost in Translation by David J. Grimshaw     About the Book This work was inspired by the film: “Lost in Translation”. The photographs offer a reflection on misunderstandings between people and place. Sometimes people are disconnected … Continue reading

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Look up

Look up from your mobile and connect to the real world with real friends.   A brilliant video with voice commentry that really tells a poignant story comparing and contrasting a life with and without a screen.  

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Banksy captures the disconnected moment

…but not with a camera.  This is one that I wish I had posed and shot.   It captures the essence of being disconnected.  

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Is Art smoke and mirrors?

Or is it just a reflection of self?   Interesting work done by Saul Leiter (above) and Ernst Haas (below) around ideas of screens, reflections, and distance. Particularly like the ones taken in New York in the rain, with backgrounds often … Continue reading

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Are we a prisoner of technology?

Felipe Luchi used photography to get across a clear message in series for Outside Go Magazine.   He created jails from a mouse and an iphone to illustrate our tendancy to be prisoner’s of technology.

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Searching for a signal

Source: World Press Photo, http://www.worldpressphoto.org/awards/2014 This picture, taken by John Stanmeyer won first prize in the contemporary issues section of the world press photo of the year 2014. “African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their … Continue reading

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Patterns of city life

Mate Bartha describes his series called “mutations” as order inside the chaos of a city.   I like the emerging patterns that show people moving through spaces that are sometimes busy sometimes empty.   The careful juxtaposition of the individual images then … Continue reading

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Mobile by Virginia Wilcox

“Mobile comments on the impact of mobile technology and social media in today’s society. In these images, I recreate the relatively new phenomenon of people interacting with their mobile devices in public and private spaces, calling attention to the mental … Continue reading

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Disconnected by Mark Pick

Mark Pick has taken a series of images showing explicitly how technology disconnects us from where we are.   His explanation is given below: The rapid increase of development in technology in the twenty first century has provided a large percentage … Continue reading

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Disconnected by David Knight

A series of photographs taken by David Knight over an 18 month period try to capture aspects of being disconnected such as through travel, mental illness or electronic communications.   On the topic of electronic communications he says, “we are connected … Continue reading

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