This publication takes you on a journey – in a carriage, on a train – similar to journeys people take every day all over the world. But this particular journey is taken as an alien in a foreign land. Viewing how the landscape differs, how their transport system varies, how traveling without understanding the languageContinue reading “Crossing Poland | July 2011”
This storybook dares you into a world far from nice, a place where creatures are unfriendly, unhelpful, unkind. What you will see is not easy on the soul it’ll pray on your mind and take a heavy toll. And, as reward, the garish and the vile is all you’ll have found But these are theContinue reading “The tent that Jon made”
Back in 2006 I selected photography as a hobby. This book highlights some of the images shot in this first year.
[better_gallery template=horizontal resize=true ][/better_gallery] Throughout 2011 I created a series of small catalogues or zines relating to visits to specific places – these places have been both close and distant from my home location but one intent has remained throughout – to create a sense of that place as I saw it and to shareContinue reading “A year of zines”
For the 30th Anniversary of Kirkstall Festival (Leeds, UK) photographers were invited to come along and capture as many images as possible – these were later combined into an exhibition and book project managed by East Street Arts. In addition to my usual digital imagery I also took along my Voigtlander Brilliant and captured someContinue reading “Kirkstall Festival”
Hot on the heels of finishing exhibiting in the Home from Home exhibition – I’m exhilarated to say… not only have the organisers approved my designs for the Home from Home ‘zine – a photographic record of the exhibition but… East Street Arts have agreed to print it! I’m now waiting final information about production – butContinue reading “And now, ‘Home from Home’ – the ’zine”
Thursday just gone saw me frantically driving from Harrogate to Leeds to get to 153 Woodhouse Lane so I could brief three would-be animals on mischief and bad behaviour ahead of the reading of ‘The tent that Jon made’. After cursing at endless sunday-type drivers I arrived in the city centre; through ‘costumes’ at theContinue reading “A night of tent-based mayhem…”
Things are steamrollering ahead with ‘The tent that Jon made‘, in promotional terms at least. Following a showing of images from the book (and it’s prologue, Alan and the Animals – see above) the work also got accepted as a part of the 80-artist strong exhibition ‘Home from Home’. (for display, see right) This exhibitionContinue reading “All about being ‘home from home’”
What a wonderful pre-Christmas present! YorkshireTelly have released the video of Lucy Meredith and Ivor Tymchak reading The Tent that Jon Made in the wonderful surroundings of Temple Works in Leeds – watch and be very, very perturbed*… Sorry, the video has since been removed from the web. *I blame that Phil Kirby, personally!