The shift from analogue to digital photography has created fundamental shifts in society’s social values and our visual understanding of the world. Once, a photograph simply recorded what was in front of it. A photo became proof that someone took the photograph and that something was photographed. These connections suggested an indexical truth inherent in the photographic process.
Created using both personal and found images, Moonage Daydreamexplores ideas of memory, time, place and personal/public knowledge. It questions photography’s dog-like relationship to ‘the real’ by signifying that a photographer can be anywhere, everywhere and subsequently nowhere. Sometimes at the same time.
10 x 5cm