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August 7, 2019

I'm extremely happy, and over the moon, to announce that I'm one of the winners in the LensCulture Art Photography Awards 2019, coming 2nd in the single image category. This is really exciting news for me, and my winning image will be exhibited during Paris Photo 19 in...

August 4, 2019

New found land is a series of images created after a trip to Japan. Some are single images, while others are juxtaposed within a grid layout. Together they explore the themes of light, movement and repetition.

New found land image gallery

August 4, 2019

‘Tokyo by train’ (and its companion, ‘Tokyo by car’) is a series of images taken with my phone while travelling around Tokyo. These images are experimentations with the iPhone’s panoramic function and are an attempt to capture the movement of travel. Because the train...

August 4, 2019

‘Tokyo by car’ (and its companion, ‘Tokyo by train’) is a series of images taken with my phone while travelling around Tokyo. These images are experimentations with the iPhone’s panoramic function and are an attempt to capture the movement of travel. Because the car is...

August 4, 2019

‘Great Britain’ comprises 204 screen grabs taken from the Ordnance Survey App on my mobile phone. Because the screen of the phone is small you have to scroll around the coastline, and the familiar shape of the land is reduced to bitesize chunks. This prompted me to see...

August 4, 2019

The title ‘X/48’ comes from the scale of the model kit that forms the basis of the photographs that combine to create the image. The model kit is ‘Aircraft Weapons: U.S. Bombs & Tow Target System’, made by the Japanese company Hasegawa. I purchased this kit in Hamleys...

August 4, 2019

The source material of ‘Domino’s’ is a faded and cracked advertisement panel on the side of an old public telephone box. The advertisement was for Domino’s Pizza, and you can just about make out the writing at the top of the image. The advertisement had almost complete...

August 3, 2019

'From Mito' is the companion project to 'To Mito', and is based on the journey on the same day back to Tokyo.

From Mito image gallery

August 3, 2019

‘To Mito’ is a series of photographs taken with my phone, through a train window, on a journey to the city of Mito about 90 minutes away from Tokyo. The work was influenced by John Baldessari and his experiments with random street photography. As I was taking the pictu...

August 3, 2019

‘The Dumpy Pocket Book of Ships’ is the title of a book published in 1961. Inside are small black and white photographs of commercial ships of the day. I really liked the old-fashioned print quality of the images, so I scanned all the pictures with the aim of creating...

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June 27, 2019

In Praise of Nothing

Past projects

September 10, 2017

September 6, 2017

September 3, 2017

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