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22 Jan 2018
The lights from dartmoor prison glowing in the early evening mist

NEW PODCAST

Following on from my visit to Dartmoor last year, I’ve produced a new podcast based on the experience. The word magical us used easily, and often in terms of joyful, childlike responses. That magic was present on Dartmoor, but there was also an unsettling darkness that followed me. You can hear more of what I’ve got to say by listening here… I also interview Manchester based artist Claire Riley about working at dawn in the city, and our need to […]

07 Dec 2017
book 5 plus architects

CHARITY CHOSEN FOR BOOK

My limited edition book ‘You Live With Us, We Live With You’ was published in September. The charity that I’ve chosen for the book, with the agreement of 5 Plus Architects, is 42ndStreet Manchester. Based in their Horsfall building in Ancoats, Manchester, it’s a fantastic charity, with 36 years’ experience of providing free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing. Art is very much part of their programme of activities. […]

07 Dec 2017

PHOTOGRAPHS ON SHOW IN HOPE MILL

I currently have two photographs on show in Hope Mill, Manchester, as part of a group show for Comme Ca PR. The two photographs are – ‘I THOUGHT I’D SEEN A UNICORN’ & ‘SHOULD I FOLLOW A BEGUILING PATH?’ In October I spent two weeks on Dartmoor, collecting photographs and recording for a podcast. Whilst I was there Hurricane Ophelia swept in, bringing a coating of Saharan dust that turned the sky pink, and Storm Brian changed the atmosphere so […]

31 Oct 2017
Great Eastern Street Hotel London

LIMITED EDITION BOOK NOW ON SALE

The project “You Live With Us, We Live You”, which was commissioned by 5 Plus Architects, is now on sale as a limited edition book. 10 buildings are featured – 6 in Manchester and 4 in London. Each chapter contains a written piece and 6 images from the work. All of the money is going to charity. To purchase the book click here. You can also see a gallery of the photographs here. There is a podcast inspired by the […]

31 Oct 2017
not quite light podcast the hive

LISTEN TO THE NEW NOT QUITE LIGHT PODCAST

I’ve been intending to do a podcast for Not Quite Light for some time, and now they begin! I’ve published the first one. It’s inspired by the project “You Live With Us, We Live You” which was commissioned by 5 Plus Architects. I go on the roof of The Hive building in Manchester to watch dawn come up over the city, and chat to Jon Matthews from 5 plus. I also talk with whistling Way, the security guard on duty […]

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