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Jennifer Southam

Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media Practice | Class of 2021

Memories of Love

I have always had a close relationship with my family as well as a love of documentary photography. Previously, I have created a book on my parent’s relationship, ‘25 Years Later…’, this project is an extension of this. I have never met my Grandad and knew little of my Grandparents’ relationship, I decided to explore this within a documentative format.

My Nana and I had countless conversations where she told me stories of her and my Grandad. I then visualised these stories in a range of media including cyanotype, digital-collage, and analogue photography to form a zine like outcome. I want to transport people back in time within my zine just as, in my research, Taylor Jones did in their work ‘Dear’. Moving forward, I would love to expand my knowledge and skill with the analogue side of photography and continue to use a documentation styled approach to my photography work.