Reflections Upon Exercise 3.2 – Series – Typology – When You Take Away My Voice

Photo Sociology

When You Take Away My Voice

Relief, joy and pride at completing this project, which I have been working on since January 2017. I can’t believe that I have finished it, and I am very pleased with the result. A photomontage that includes almost 500 photos of graffiti, tags and street art.

Idea Development:- Walking around with my camera I noticed writing on the wall, not tags, not street art, just writing. My assumption was that if people are excluded from some participation in society, if their voice is ignored, then they will find a way to express themselves. Self expression is a vital part of the development of self-identity and involvement in culture, community and society. The working title for this project was “Making my mark”. At this stage I had no idea of where I was going to go with this, just that I wanted to take as many photos as I could so…

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