Being new to zine-making I’m learning the fine art of zine-marketing; and I’m starting to get a list of places to send my photo booklets to. One of these was the Tumblr blog, ‘We are lucky’. I sent them ‘Crossing Poland‘ – and reviewer, Louis Little compared me to Trent Parke and said “This bookContinue reading “Crossing Poland review”
Look up. We’re often told to change our viewpoint; this series of images captures the view of the city as the visitor cranes their neck upwards. A look around at what is above, the higher echelons. Is it attainable or is it simply a gained height? In itself a study or the architecture of aContinue reading “Upwardly Immobile”
A non-photography publication! What’s going on? It’s the Loosely Bound first edition, remixed…
Crossing Poland joins the reading table at a Magnum photographer’s UK premier.
Is lovely – so long as it’s constructive; but it’s even more lovely when someone really gets your work. I recently sent a copy of Crossing Poland to Christophe in France and I was overjoyed when he took time to write back to me… I received your book two days ago, thank you very much.Continue reading “Feedback…”
Just to let you all know that a gallery of my images, shot in the city of Lublin are now posted on the Exposure Leeds website; please don’t hesitate to pop over there; have a good look, and leave a comment! View gallery.
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!