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“The impossible photograph”

“The impossible photograph”

“The impossible photograph, that’s really what’s at the heart of my work” Richard Mosse. When I mentioned in my blog post last night that I’d like to try out some colour infraded film, old friend and fine art photographer Anna Karin-Lilleengen posted a link on my facebook wall. The link was to a ‘making of’ style video about a film called The… Read more →

Never Play Chess with a Cricketer

Never Play Chess with a Cricketer

A writer-cum-archaeologist I’ve known for probably way longer than both of us dare to work out – goes by the name of Steve Toase – (which is a good job, as that’s his name) contact me about a commission he’s been working on this summer with photographer Lucy Carolan. There’s a ‘taster’, currently available on the homepage of wideyed.org – including the… Read more →

40 Year Bash

40 Year Bash

After a lot of deliberation, I decided that chucking one of them there FIRE parties that we used to chuck all the time, would be the best bet for my 40th. I’ve already secured some of my fave DJs – Dharma for one, and Dodsworth for another. Music will be from the roots, world, lounge, leftfield and funk ends of… Read more →

Smellography

Smellography

I’ve often joked in meetings about how some ideas are a bit ‘pie in the sky’. An example that I’ve jokingly referenced in such conversations (as a benchmark of the particularly untenable) would be ‘Smell-o-Vision’. The mainstream technology we’ve got got readily available to us today encompasses all other senses, apart from smell…  but perhaps, not for long. For the… Read more →

Culley, Dragonfly and Smith

Culley, Dragonfly and Smith

If I had to compile a list of ‘top events I’ve looked forward to in 2013’, this would be fairly high up on the list. Certainly single figures. Two of my fave local acts of all time (it may well be three by the end of the night – I’ve not see Samantha Smith before) are playing a one off, special gig… Read more →