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Uprooted

              Uprooted is a photo exhibition that challenges you to think about the stories of people displaced in Nigeria, Kenya and Iraq. Discover more about the global crisis of displacement and how we can … Continue reading

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Explore Georgia O’Keeffe and Photography

A must see exhibtion at the Tate Modern which explores the dynamic relationship of photography to art.   Married to Stiglitz, friend to Paul Strand and Ansel Adams the art of Georgia O’Keeffe shows clear relationships between her paintings and  the … Continue reading

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Documenting life on Islay

An inspiring talk last night by Clive Booth at the Ashbourne Festival.  More images can be seen on his website. His images are full of atmosphere and show a real connection to the people (Ileachs (e-lacs)) of Islay who he … Continue reading

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Making Photographs

Just received the new book, “Making Photographs: Planning, Developing and Creating Original Photography” by Mike Simmons.   Pleased to see that pages 19 and 20 feature my work on “Good Water” with the photograph below reproduced on page 20. The work … Continue reading

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Make Life Worth Living

Memories of childhood came flooding back as I strolled round this excellent exhibition at the Science Museum Media Space.   The above photograph was taken in Leeds, where I grew up in a similar street.   It must have been taken on … Continue reading

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Celebrate

Happy New Year 1135 explores the joy of celebration in a unique Kathmandu style that blends old and new in irresistable forms.

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So what is Art?

Saw this and thought it appropriate to share today!

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Towards authentic art

Towards the end of my MA I re-discovered the writings of Herbert Marcuse.   He wrote: “A work of art is authentic or true not by virtue of its content nor by its ‘pure’ form, but by the content having become … Continue reading

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Some lessons from history

The Leica is 100 years old and many well known photographers used this now iconic camera to capture historic moments in time.  John Naughton writes in The Guardian today about the enduring legacy of not only the camera and the … Continue reading

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Look up

Look up from your mobile and connect to the real world with real friends.   A brilliant video with voice commentry that really tells a poignant story comparing and contrasting a life with and without a screen.  

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