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09 Dec 2020

DARK DAYS, LUMINOUS NIGHTS

DARK DAYS, LUMINOUS NIGHTS It’s 2021. Manchester. Gleaming apartments rise up over the ancient river Irk, and under the prime real estate of Angel Meadow, 40,000 bodies are buried. Cities change. In their most ambitious collaborative project to date, Manchester Collective re-imagine the live experience for a volatile new age. Inspired by a journey along a ruined waterway and premiering in mid-winter at The White Hotel in Salford, ‘Dark Days, Luminous Nights’ is part-exhibition, part-installation: a tapestry of music, film, […]

04 Jun 2020

OUR FUTURE IS ANCIENT

OUR FUTURE IS ANCIENT  Last year I was commissioned, as Not Quite Light, by the Barnaby Festival. I’ve been visiting Macclesfield Forest every month to coincide with the dawn of the full moon, since December’s winter solstice, for a new piece of work called ‘Our Future is Ancient’. I’ve been documenting my visits with photography, film and audio and have been keeping a diary to inform the stories that I am going to be presenting. It began with me, […]

17 Jan 2020

FESTIVAL COMMISSION

OUR FUTURE IS ANCIENT Following on from the success of ‘On The way There, On The Way Back’ for the inaugural Macc Lit Festival back in November 2019, I’ve been commisioned by the Barnaby Festival to produce a piece of work that explores our urban relationship with nature and folklore. I’ve called the project ‘Our Future Is Ancient’. Work began on the Winter Solstice, and I’ll be visiting Macclesfield Forest around full moon every month between now and the Summer […]

16 Dec 2019

NOT QUITE LIGHT NOMINATED FOR AWARD

The Not Quite Light Festival 2019 has been nominated for the City Life Award 2019. It’s a tremendous achievement that acknowledges all the hugely talented performers and speakers, and also the many people that helped stage the event.There were over 34 events, including 4 world premieres.We also staged the first ‘Pilgrimage’ that saw 14 hardy souls walk the 30 miles from the source of the River Irwell back to Salford, raising over £1500 for the Booth Centre. The Salford based […]

19 Oct 2019
macclesfield lit festival in november

MACCLESFIELD LIT FESTIVAL

Over the weekend of Nov 22nd to 24th the Macclesfield Lit festival is being staged in Macclesfield, featuring writers and artists performing new work. I’m going to be doing several things for it. On the Saturday night I’ll be projecting 6 new pictures, taken specifically to illustrate new work performed by 6 writers, who are responding to visiting the town for the first time. Sunday morning I’ll also be hosting a dawn photography walk around the town. On the evening […]

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