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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

Harris Open exhibition, Harris Museum, Preston

Photos from the installation week (that means when they were still setting it up). Big thanks to these people for letting me photograph them: Lawrence, Siddique and Andy the workman!

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Images of Preston’s Harris Musuem and Art Gallery

I took some images inside the Harris Musuem & Art Gallery (Preston) to be used in a film I’m making to be part of its Heritage Lottery Fund bid. These … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ticking Boxes an art installation at Preston’s Harris Museum by Martin Hamblen

A man whose work often revolves around words, Matin Hamblen is something of an enigma in northern England. A working artist who produces thought-provoking installations wrapped up in playful presentation, … Continue reading

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lancashire Encounter 2016

Lancashire Encounter, a performance, arts and family festival, took place between Septemner 23 and 25, 2016. Here are some photos from it. Here is a list of the performers photographed … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Preston festivals

As Lancashire Encounter festival approaches this weekend (Sept 23-25, 2016) it’s worth remembering thas, as far as public festivals and processions go, this unfashionable northern town is better than most. … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Worn – a lecture performance

I’m doing a kind of lecture performance on the murky world of selling worn clothing on eBay. It’s mostly verbatim text.The perfroamnce is at Media Factory, University of Central Lancashire, … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment