From my first reel of black and white film. I think this is one of my best pictures. Taken with my brother Mark’s Nikon FG20. Where would I have been without him?
This is shown on two 60″ DVDs, two 14″ video monitors, and was made in 1998–9. I recorded the video material over a long weekend at the South Bank and then for a long time didn’t know what to do with it. I had in mind some cleverly composited piece of work, but eventually, as with With the Nomads, realised that I had made it what it would be while I had the camera in my hands. Shown at the Lux Cinema, 2000, and at Mutiny at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, an exhibition of work by the Lost Property artists’ group, 2003. Also at Unhuman in 2015. I’d like to put the whole thing online in its proper video format, but it would take an awful lot of bandwidth. Continue reading London Beach
A slideshow of photographs taken on a trip through KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, in 2008, while wildfires were burning elsewhere.
I took these photographs in 1994, in Gonja, up a mountain in Tanzania. But I didn’t begin to print them until 1999.
Thirty photographs taken in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2008, and collected into a photobook this year. Click here to see them.
I’ve been taking photographs with intent since 1987, and making films and videos since 1996, and I think a lot of them are still worth seeing. I’ll be putting them up here little by little, so come back or sign up to the RSS feed to see more old faves.