The Long Lens blog: Photography with added snaps, art and culture

The photography site for sore eyes. Featuring: Art, photography, performance and theatre. With extra writing because I'm also a writer.

Monthly Archives: October, 2017

Bernard Sumner versus Danger Mouse (The story of Joy Division, New Order and a David Jason-voiced cartoon character, part of the Cosgrove Hall Films exhibition at Waterside Arts Centre in Sale, Manchester)

Cosgrove Hall Films exhibition is on at Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, until Feb 17, 2018. It’s difficult to know who has had a bigger influence on popular culture – Bernard … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

SHOW PREVIEW: The Birth of Death by Joanne Tremarco

SHOW PREVIEW: The Birth of Death by Joanne Tremarco at The Arts Centre, Edge Hill University (Weds, Nov 1, 2017). It’s usually the hardest subjects to discuss which produce the … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

ADVISORY: Performances contain graphic content and nudity (FK vs. KT and STRANGE LOOP)

When I’m trying to explain to people why I like live art performance, or why they should try it, I usually refer to Frances Kay whose show Sorry – the … Continue reading

October 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Selfies

[Unedited version] A selfie is a self-portrait photograph. We all know this. The word has entered our popular culture – and possibly every culture’s popular culture – to become as … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Photography exhibition: Tim Foster – All Roads Lead to Wigan Pier (at Turnpike, Leigh Library)

Photography exhibition: Tim Foster All Roads Lead to Wigan Pier Turnpike, Leigh Library   Documentary photography is technically difficult. But while logistics, organisation, composition and aesthetics are the sole and … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · 2 Comments