Image: The extra edition

Clancy Shipsides
The extra edition

colour digital prints, newspaper, twine
(1-4) 41.3 x 29.2 cm (image) (each); (5-8) 5.0 x 30.0 x 42.0 (variable) (bundles)
Mildura Senior College, Mildura
Exploring the role of a photojournalist allowed me to view the world; not as a bystander but engrossed in the corrupt, criminal, political and war-torn characteristics of society. I created images that revealed the brutal nature of our ruthless world. Borrowing aspects of shock value from Pulitzer Prize winning photography, I combined textural and visual evidence. I used appropriate props, combined with fabricated articles, fonts and layouts to emphasise different eras. Using genuine newspaper stock to communicate authenticity, I have made it hard to differentiate between my newspaper and a genuine one