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Tag : Manchester

25 Jun 2019

ANCOATS

When I began Not Quite Light in 2015, I spent quite a bit of time photographing in Ancoats, before a lot of the current regeneration had taken place. I was caused to revisit it recently, working for a client, and was somewhat taken aback at the amount of change that had taken place. There is still ‘old’ Manchester at the north eastern edge, but the streets towards the city have been transformed. It’s still an area of immigration, except now […]

17 Jun 2019
Not Quite Light dawn in Salford and Manchester. Reform Radio manchester

NQL ON REFORM RADIO – JUNE 2019

In this episode I talk in the half light with poet and songwriter Mica Sinclair, as we walk long a cycle path in Levenshulme. We discuss where inspiration comes from, and what drives us to create. There is the usual eclectic mix of music that includes Yazmin Lacey, Bill Callahan, Faithless and Gary Numan. PLAYLIST LISTEN TO ALL THE NQL SHOWS ON REFORM RADIO, VIA MIXCLOUD

17 Jun 2019
Not Quite Light dawn in Salford and Manchester. Reform Radio manchester

NQL ON REFORM RADIO – MAY 2019

In this episode I talk at sunrise with artist Jane Samuels about the importance of retaining magic and folklore in our modern, urban age. Music includes Mark Hollis, Pumarosa, Joni Mitchell and and Cosmo Sheldrake. FULL PLAYLIST LISTEN TO ALL THE NQL SHOWS ON REFORM RADIO, VIA MIXCLOUD

13 Apr 2019
Not Quite Light dawn in Salford and Manchester. Reform Radio manchester

NQL ON REFORM RADIO -APRIL 2019

NQL now has an hourly, monthly show on Manchester based station Reform Radio In this episode, I head to the hills as I try to regain my energies after the NQL Festival. I interview poet Dom Conlon at dawn in the shadow of Winter Hill, and ask the question what would ‘here’ look like from somewhere else. With music that includes songs from Pentangle, The Blue Nile, Inge Thomson and David Bowie. FULL PLAYLIST LISTEN TO ALL THE NQL SHOWS […]

12 Apr 2019
Not Quite Light dawn in Salford and Manchester. Reform Radio manchester

NQL ON REFORM RADIO – MARCH 2019

NQL now has a monthly show on Manchester based station Reform Radio. In the March episode I explore memory, and how it shapes us and affects our lives. Ahead of the Not Quite Light Festival at the end of March in Salford, I interview playwright Joshua Val Martin, who will be premiering a specially commissioned work at the festival, called Beneath These Tarmac Cracks, co-written with Ellie Scanlan. With music by Johnny Cash, The Unthanks and Brian Eno, amongst others. […]

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