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Author Archives: Garry Cook

Performance: Katie and Pip

Over the past two years I’ve photographed theatre group Tin Can People as they have developed their show Katie and Pip. It’s about a girl and her dog. Actually, it’s … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Edinburgh Fringe 2017: preview/review

[Un-edited blog] This blog is about performance art and stand-up comedy – focused on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (more commonly known as Edinburgh Fringe). It lists my favourite shows from … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Street photography, documentary photography – a guide to photographing in public places

Can anyone provide an instance of a paedophile taking photographs of children in a park? No. Yet being accused of being a paedophile is probably the biggest fear of any … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Imponderable Sound Three

Imponderable Sound Imponderable Sound is one of those fantastically impossible-to-describe pieces of art that comes along very rarely. I’ve been documenting the installation and accompanying improvised music sessions (called Bass … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Birley Residency Open Day at the Harris Museum

This bit of writing is about some images I took of some artists at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston. I’m going to explain briefly about what it … Continue reading

May 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Photography exhibition: Images from the West Bank and Jerusalem shown in Preston, Lancashire, UK

Images from my Palestinian Palestinana – available here to buy in book format and on Kindle – is being exhibited for the first time in Preston, Lancashire, UK. Images shown … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · Leave a comment