I took lots of photographs from my old flat kitchen window, seven stories up in the air. These are lights from the Olympic stadium, a trial run they were practicing before the main event. This happened when everyone was in bed about half two in the morning, I liked the idea of this dancing about in the sky while everyone around Hackney was in bed.Continue Reading
I’m fond of this photograph. I found it ages ago and then lost it again. The cut of the coat, the railings and the pram, the girls hat and her slightly forced pose, the park behind them is empty, it looks like summer but they’re wearing heavy clothes. Who took this photograph?Continue Reading
Young Jewish men watching music at Lag BaOmer in Stamford Hill yesterday.
It was raining heavily and I heard the music coming down across the park and along the River Lea. Nobody was out, apart from commuters driving home, but the Jewish community were out singing and watching these teenage boys play music on the balcony at a local school.
‘When I was younger I had to make a decision. Would I go to sea, probably to fish off Iceland, it was the 60’s and this is where the fishing was, or would I stay and look after my mother. I stayed. I found my world in books and history’Faroese shepherd on the hills in winter near Sumba in the far south of the Faroes.Continue Reading
I made this slideshow after recording some audio on my trip to Caerdegog Uchaf farm last winter. I prefer my work to feature as still photographs with words, but in the interest of getting this story shared it made sense to put together a piece with audio too.Continue Reading
I recorded this audio on a long walk around anglesey last spring. I’m curious what sound can make us feel about landscape. The sounds are as follows; birdsong in the trees that grow amongst the ruins of a mansion in the north of the island. The swell from the Atlantic breaking in the rock pools near Maltraeth. The sound of a Welsh Chapel service that was put together as a fundraising event for the nuclear disaster in Japan and the sound of jet engines overhead near RAF Valley.Continue Reading