5.2.3 Documenting St Ives

Wheal Dreams is is a photo documentary work of ‘Life on the Edge’ for the fishing community in St Ives. It is based on photographs and observations from 2019 to 2022 from walks down from Wheal Dreams where many of the fishermen used to live then along Smeaton Pier where the fishing catch is landed […]

5.2.1: Bridge Edgelands, Cambridge

The River Cam is part of a longer term body of environmental and social documentary work in different media about ‘Cam Edgelands’ that is central to my practice going forward. The river is just down the road from my house and an area where in normal times I walk nearly everyday for exercise. I have […]

Assignment 5.2 Documentary Narrative

Much of my work is concerned with ‘alternative documentary of place’ and communicating ‘visible’ and ‘invisible’ dimensions of: Whose place? different perspectives and interests. Looking particularly at what might be meant by ‘the female gaze’ and ‘multiculturalism’ When place? places change over time – even over a few seconds short term, long term, historical perspective […]

E2.2 Finding Texts 3: The Island

Pendinas ‘the Island’ is a part of St Ives I really love. It is magical – a ‘sceptred isle set in a silver sea’ when seen at dawn from the Ayre campsite and a towering gloomy place when walking around it wishing ‘no wo/man is an island’ on a cloudy windy day. Its many faces […]

Assignment 2.1 Edit: Bridge Printscapes

Assignment 2.1 Bridge Printscapes This assignment asks me to revisit and redo an earlier project that I would like to extend in some way – because it no longer reflects my personal voice and/or technical skills. This project uses images of the A14 Road Bridge across the River Cam where I walk every day to […]