Out of Office

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A quick video montage made during an afternoon’s snowfall at the University of Birmingham on 18 January 2013. The video features tweets published with the hashtag #UoBsnow. The soundtrack is ‘Sneeuwland’ by Oskar Schuster, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License.

The Voyage rehearsals

© 2012 . All rights reserved.

One of the main events opening the London 2012 Festival saw The Voyage staged in Birmingham’s Victoria Square over four consecutive nights (21-24 June 2012). The production brought together theatre, lighting, circus, music and dance groups from the West Midlands, … Continue reading

Sea Odyssey

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I spent three days following France’s Royal de Luxe through the streets of Liverpool for their Sea Odyssey Giant Spectacular. Two huge marionettes, a young girl and her deep sea diver uncle, were met by huge crowds everywhere they went. … Continue reading

Digbeth, Birmingham

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Under a commission deadline from Created in Birmingham, I headed down to Digbeth on a Sunday morning to film the annual St Patrick’s Day parade. I didn’t have much of a plan and once down there, hungover and uninspired, I … Continue reading

The Vale, Edgbaston

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The University of Birmingham’s main student halls of residence at The Vale, Edgbaston, host a major fireworks display every November. This year was wet and windy, you can see the moment about 2 minutes into the film when the wind … Continue reading

Ghostsigns

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April 2010’s Creative Review was published with an accompanying Monograph on The History of Advertising Trust’s Ghostsigns project, including one of my contributions to the archive ‘Barber’s Teas Always Please’. Photograped in Brookvale Road, Birmingham, this photograph also illustrates the … Continue reading

Stirchley DIY

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Begun in May 2008, an ongoing photography project recording advertising on a billboard at the junction of Pershore Road and Cartland Road in Stirchley, Birmingham. I walk past the billboard twice daily on my way to and returning from work. … Continue reading

No Junk Mail in Selly Oak

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Another long-term, morning commute, photography project. The two-up, two-down terraced housing in Birmingham’s Selly Oak is dominated by accomodation for students at the neighbouring University of Birmingham’s Edgbaston campus. Walking regularly up and down the streets off Bristol Road you … Continue reading