Presentation to Keynsham Photographic Society

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Last evening, I was privileged to be asked to talk at Keynsham Photographic Society. I shared some of the photographers that inspire me, and showed some of my own work, exploring related themes, and with their associated stories. It was great fun! I talked about Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), Robert Frank (1924), Saul Leiter (1923-2013), William Eggleston (1939) and Hioji Kubota (1939). …

Inspired by Japanese photography of the Provoke era

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I have always been interested in the art of Japan, since teenage years. And having lived there, I developed a fascination for the unique aesthetics of Japanese photography. There is a renewed interest in bringing the ‘Provoke’ movement of the 1960s and early 1970s to a broader, international audience, led by A/Fixed, and English language collective, working with the Benrido Collotype …