The Labyrinth with Personal Emotion (Lust and Death)

May 2003.  I walk through the automatic glass doors of St. Mary’s Hospital, Leeds. My eyes struggle to refocus under the cold exuberance of the fluorescent strip lights that held the building in a state of awful reverence. The stench of bleach burns the inside of my nose as if an antidote to the lassitude…

Indeterminate Spaces from Bergson and Badiou – Nomads & Orphans – thoughts for new exhibition – Indeterminate spaces/Nomadism/Swarm Theory as it relates to the dissemination of photos on Instagram

Henri Bergson: Matter and Memory. Chapter 3: Of The Survival of Images. Matter and Mind. We prepare ourselves to receive it [our recollection] by adopting the appropriate attitude. Little by little it comes into view like a condensing cloud; from the virtual state it passes into the actual; and as its outlines become more distinct…

HAIKYO

Here are some photos of what is known as Haikyo in Japanese. Haiyko translates as ‘ruins’ and is a popular genre of photography in Japan. I thought it might be interesting as since Brentwood Road Gallery staged the first international mobile phone photography exhibition last year, “Nomads & Orphans”, we have been trying to settle on a…

New Drawing Workshops with Eleanor Darling at Brentwood Road Gallery

Following the success of Eleanor Darling’s recent Photorealist Workshops, Brentwood Road Gallery is pleased to announced that the artist will be running a workshop every fortnight (at a time and day yet to be confirmed). Please do get in touch stating your interest and which day would suit you best and we will keep you…

Integrating Biology and Botany into the Visual Arts and Vice Versa

As I continue to try to attract other departments within the school into the gallery, I find the perfect exhibition in the form of Hayward Touring exhibition: Karl Blossfeldt | Art Forms in Nature. Staging a concurrent exhibition of the 1958 Plant Delta work of Nigel Henderson (sourced from a private gallery I had previous…

Nomads & Orphans | International Mobile Photography

Mobile Phone Photography: Theoretical Concerns   In Nomads & Orphans we have 19 photographers from around the world, all of who only use their smartphone to capture, edit and distribute their images. Their subjects are as diverse as their lives and their nationalities, as are their inspirations and styles. But what do you think it…