ClimbingTheWall produces work that explores social/community issues. We draw upon our skills in documentary film, oral history & community engagement. Read more
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Walking the Dog, a sequence of 9 images, began as a way of thinking about sending ‘postcards to a dead man’ (my father has been dead for some years). As with Salvaged and Common Ground, narrative, the sequential, and autobiography/life story were major preoccupations.
At this time I worked digitally, initially collecting and assembling ephemera: detritus, scraps of images, typographic fragments, and text, which functioned at the pictorial level as aids to memory, as chance encounters.