INDEX JOURNAL , Issue No. 4 Secession

Manet’s Mirror and Jeff Wall’s Picture for Women Reflection or Refraction? by Naomi Merritt

Naomi Merritt is undertaking a PhD on the ‘cinematographic’ photography of Jeff Wall at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Her research is concerned with examining the ‘cinematic’ aspects of contemporary photography and, in particular, Wall’s crucial role in the development of this proliferating sub-genre. Naomi is an experienced teacher of traditional, experimental and digital photography, and she is also a practising artist with a special interest in photograms and other experimental photographic processes.