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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 […]

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

DARTMOOR – AN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE

Whilst I was in Dartmoor the tail end of Hurricane Ophelia arrived, bringing with it sand from the Saharan desert. I could feel the energies of the ancient land be changed as nature raged across the moorland. THE FOLLOWING TEXT IS TAKEN FROM THE PODCAST BASED ON MY JOURNEY TO DARTMOOR. NQL PODCAST- DAWN ON DARTMOOR The house where I was staying on Dartmoor was in a hollow. Growing up around Manchester, and now living in a high rise, I’m […]

22 Jan 2018
dawn on dartmoor the sun gets covered by sarharan sand turning day into night

NQL PODCAST- DAWN ON DARTMOOR

In this episode of the Not Quite Light podcast I visit Dartmoor in a hurricane, and also talk to Manchester artist Claire Riley about working at dawn in the city, and our need to sometimes escape. CLICK HERE to see a gallery of work from the journey. TO SEE ARTIST CLAIRE RILEY’S WORK BY CLICK HERE

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 […]

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