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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. […]

24 Jul 2018
Walk The Plank Fire in Salford

WALK THE PLANK FIRE

I recently received an upsetting phone call from walk The Plank, to tell me that a section of their newly built HQ in Salford had been badly damaged by fire. I was invited down to take some photographs of the aftermath after one of the owners, John Wassell, decided that this moment in the history of WTP needed recording. As I’d photographed the process of the building’s construction it seemed appropriate for me to take the pictures. John also saw […]

02 Apr 2018

COTTENHAM LANE, 6.05AM

Cottenham Lane, in Salford, is not far from Strangeways prison. Two mills ( one of which houses Private White VC ) run virtually its whole length, before the cul-de-sac comes to an abrupt halt at the banks of the Irwell. A footbridge at the far end can either lead you to, or away from the city centres. In the distance new Salford and Manchester rise ever more square and shiny, and are as different to the brick factories as a […]

24 Sep 2017

4 – MONTON

The third short film from my project ‘4’, exploring the Bridgewater canal around Monton

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