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I am a photographic artist currently based in Brighton. My most recent work, A New Topography of the Durham Coalfield, is in part a means to document an industry, a community, and a way of life. But it is also a very personal journey and an attempt to navigate my own identity in relation to these elements.
I am currently developing a body of work based around the concept of Edgelands, liminal spaces that are neither urban nor countryside. I am interested in them not only as borders or places of transition, but also as unconscious relics of human activity.
2008-2010: BA(Hons) 1st, Photographic Arts, University of Westminster.
2006-2008: HND Photography & Digital Imaging, City of Sunderland College.
1991-1995: MEng 2:1, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Newcastle.
Exhibitions & Awards
A New Topography of the Durham Coalfield, part of the ‘Continuum’ exhibition at Intervention Gallery, London, March 2011.
Nullius in Verba, book commissioned for the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society, London, September 2010.
A New Topography of the Durham Coalfield, part of the ‘FreeRange’ exhibition at The Truman Brewery, London, June 2010.
Battery Lamp, part of the ‘Silent Auction’. Matt Roberts Arts, London. May 2010.
Polar Ice Cap, runner up prize in the ‘Sustainability’ prize organised by WestPhoto and exhibited at P3 London, December 2009.
Remains, part of the ‘Home Grown’ exhibition. The Art Works Gallery, Newcastle. June 2009.
Lena/Lenna, part of the ‘30’ exhibition. Shoreditch Town Hall Basement, London. April 2009.
Remains, part of the ‘response’ exhibition. The Anglican Chapel, Kensal Green Cemetery, London. April 2009.
The Virgin in the Jam Jar, part of the ‘New Directions’ exhibition. Success Road Gallery, Sunderland, June 2008