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Prince Albert Tobacco Tin

This is my submission to the Materialities Research Theme 2019/20 at BCU’s Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR). You can see the theme submissions on the BCMCR website. I bought this in 1975 on my first visit to the USA. Why this tin and why have I kept…

Jazz Journeys Exhibition

This new exhibition features photographs and musicians’ quotes from a collaborative pilot research project called Everyday Jazz Life: A photographic project on contemporary jazz musicians lives in Birmingham. The project, at Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, brought together jazz scholar, Dr Pedro Cravinho and freelance jazz photographer Brian Homer….

New York to Wednesbury

One of the great pleasures of curating the Fives Decades of Self Portrait show at Wednesbury Art Gallery for the Blast Photo Festival was being able to show two American visitors around the exhibition. The main focus of the show is on David Attie’s Russian and American Self Portraits taken…

Cafe Royal Book Published

I’m really pleased that Craig Atkinson has published one of his Cafe Royal books featuring my photographs of the WELD Carnival in 1979. I only revisited the images recently when checking though my old negatives. I’ve got copies and you will be able to order from Craig’s website www.caferoyalbooks.com Why Fish…

Nikon Z6 for Gigs

I got a Nikon Z6 as soon as it came out. It was a slightly impetuous as I’d only tried a Z7 briefly at an event and then for a weekend – both thanks to the Flash Centre in Birmingham. I was uncertain that it would be better than my…

Two New Projects

I’m getting going on two projects which will surface in 2019. First with Multistory and Emma Chetcuti I am curating an exhibition of self portraits for the Blast! Festival which will include images by David Attie, Handsworth Self Portrait, Jubilee Arts and The Public. It’s the 40th anniversary of HSP…

Saluting Sergeant Pepper

Django Bates and the Frankfurt Radio Big Band with Eggs Laid by Tigers at Ronnie Scott’s 5th September 2017 First a confession – I’ve never actually owned a copy of the Beatles’ original or any other Beatles records. In fact they almost passed me by. In 1962 I was moving…

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