"Not my Circumstance." People create a Place, from a Non-Place.
de Carol Meikleham.
This book was created in answer to a Forth Valley Collage Brief started in late August and due to be completed in December 2010. the main aim of the book is within the title "See Me".......Not my circumstance".
The book's contents is a gathering photographs taken by the author, on the streets of Glasgow City Centre. The main element of the book is the homeless./immigrants /buskers, to be seen around any Big City. The author has created a concept underpinning the book which is the idea of Place and Non Place. These individuals who can go unseen are importantly gathered together within the pages, together with notes comments and the author's thoughts. The concept of "See Me.....Not my circumstance is underlined by the layout of the photographs and text.
I am a mature student of Forth valley Collage, finishing my 2nd year of Contemporary Fine Art. I have studied art and psychology to thelevel of a higher gaining an A pass for my Higher Art at Forth Valley collage. And a C Pass for my psychology a W.A.S.P adult learning in the old Denny High School. I lef school at the age of 15years but during my working life marriage,and children I have always attended further education. Using night classes and adultlerning to the full. I found out I was dyslexic at the age of 52!