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Toledo and the trinity of death in Mexico: Dia de los Muertos, La Catrina y La Santa Muerte (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fraser, A. (2015, November). Toledo and the trinity of death in Mexico: Dia de los Muertos, La Catrina y La Santa Muerte. Presented at Understanding the Day of the Dead

As part of the British Museum's Day of the Dead season, Angus Fraser was invited to talk about the work of the prominent Mexican artist Francisco Toledo in relation to Angus Fraser's recent publication 'Santa Muerte' More specifically, attention was... Read More about Toledo and the trinity of death in Mexico: Dia de los Muertos, La Catrina y La Santa Muerte.

Practice as research - an oxymoron? The teacher/practitioner identity (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fraser, A. (2015, July). Practice as research - an oxymoron? The teacher/practitioner identity. Presented at APHE (Association of Photography in Higher Education) Summer Conference 2015

Coinciding with the forthcoming publication of Angus Fraser' book 'Santa Muerte', the artist presents a talk on praxis and the teacher/practitioner identity in relation to his own experiences.

Shrine - an ongoing research project that explores the re-presentation of devotional iconography through the photographic medium.
Physical Artefact
Fraser, A. (2010). Shrine - an ongoing research project that explores the re-presentation of devotional iconography through the photographic medium

Shrine is an ongoing research project that explores the re-presentation of devotional iconography through the photographic medium. Documenting and recording a wide range of pre-selected evocative shrines – religious and secular, historical and contem... Read More about Shrine - an ongoing research project that explores the re-presentation of devotional iconography through the photographic medium..

Santa Muerte
Physical Artefact
Fraser, A. (2015). Santa Muerte

The origins of Santa Muerte - a religion/cult that has been denounced as satanic by the Mexican Catholic Church - can be dated back hundreds of years. It was developed through a syncretism between indigenous Mesoamerican and Spanish Catholic beliefs... Read More about Santa Muerte.