Mull it over: Thirteen questions, one answer and an imperative.


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ZXZXZX, Bren Murphy

Q1 Whyare the bins marked ZX?

Q2 Why photograph them?

Vortex, Bren Murphy

Q3 Is that a palm tree?

Q4 Is this a photograph?

Arachne, Bren Murphy

Q5 Is that a spider?

Q6 Shouldn’t it be in focus?

Fishfall, Bren Murphy

Q7 What’s with the strange light?

Q8 What kind of fish are they anyway?

Double film palm, Bren Murphy

Q9 Can you really put two types of film in a camera at the same time?

Q10 What does “Lucky  Super New” mean?

Cloudshed, Bren Murphy

Q11 Why are there stars in the daytime?

Q12 Why do the stars look like dust?

Q13 Why is he showing me this random selection of images?

A1 These images have been selected by Collate Presents to be in the Mull It Over exhibition, at Artist Residence, Brighton UK 12-17 Jan 2012.

Are these photos thematically linked? Do they cohere in any way as a collection? (Oh no, that’s fifteen questions now, isn’t it? No, wait…)

These are not rehtorical questions, dear reader. If the Dadaists taught us anything, it’s that if we put a big pair of parentheses around anything, we’ll tend to see meaning behind the selection.

Of course, there are reasons that make sense for me for this particular collection for this particular exhibition, but your reasons for my selection would be much more interesting, so do please comment.

I1 Speak now!

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Lecturer in Multimedia at CQUni Wrangler of young kids @ home in Yeppoon Otherwise, photographer and digital media type.
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9 Responses to Mull it over: Thirteen questions, one answer and an imperative.

  1. Mr.memo says:

    i enjoy the questions more than the pics man, hahaahha good one

  2. jakesprinter says:

    you have amazing photography here
    wish you luck for 2012 🙂

  3. Ken Bello says:

    My brain hurts. In a good way, though.

  4. gaby says:

    haha… i can answer zx… thats zodiac xtreme….

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