Identity and Place

Blas' OCA Learning Blog


April 2017

Sharon Boothroyd (notes)

Regarding her series “If you get married again, will you still love me?” she resorts to fabricated images, using actors who perform their role in public spaces; The use of a public spaces to show a scene of a familiar conflict increases the intensity of the feelings, strengthening the tension between the personages. For example, we could appreciate this on the scene where a father and his daughter are in a restaurant waiting for the order, exposing publicly the distance between them. Continue reading “Sharon Boothroyd (notes)”


David Favroad (notes)

Japanese photographer (Kobe, 1982) who currently lives and works in Switzerland and Spain. He has been the winner of the 2013 LensCulture Exposure Awards in Portfolio modality with his Hiraki series. Continue reading “David Favroad (notes)”


Based on a short story by Mónica Muñoz, I drew a storyboard which tries to illustrate it. Because my drawing skills are quite limited, because the story includes elements that are quite difficult to represent, I tried to depict some abstract elements to its symbolic representation, building a visual narrative slightly different from the original text. Continue reading “Storyboard”


Captions and Titles

We are surrounded by information: images and text surround us since the day starts and when we went out to the street. I have planned this exercise very easily: I just get up in the morning and I want to check how the images and texts unfolded in front of me during the day. I have not developed the exercise extensively, but as a small approximation to the stated objective. Continue reading “Captions and Titles”


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