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…100 Years since Charles Booth – Video of installation

November 22, 2016


I thought I would make a small iPhone video of the installation at Oxford House for my archive and to show those who can’t make it to Bethnal Green. I think it looks pretty good, but of course I a very biased. Certainly the most ambitious exhibition I’ve staged (so far). The video is on Vimeo […]

…100 Years since Charles Booth Opening and Photofusion Salon 16

November 12, 2016


The opening for the Social Change in Tower Hamlets…100 Years since Charles Booth  went very well. I was very pleased with how the final installation looked. On the night we had a guest speaker Tom Harper who is an art historian  and map curator at the British Library. He gave a brief chat situating Booth’s poverty maps in […]

…100 Years since Charles Booth – Private View

October 25, 2016


The date for the private view/artist talk for my forthcoming exhibition SOCIAL CHANGE IN TOWER HAMLETS…100 YEARS SINCE CHARLES BOOTH. It is planned for 10th November from 6.00 until 9.30 pm with the artist’s talk at 7.00. All are welcome so please pass on details. For my photographer colleagues its worth noting the the exhibition is part […]

A lot going on…

October 21, 2016


Been very busy lately preparing for two exhibitions at once. Thankfully the installation of ‘[( 6 )] go to Oxford’ exhibition is being handled by RobTM and Tanya Ahmed. The exhibition opens today a few thousand miles away….very exciting all the same!! Closer to home, preparations for my exhibition ‘Social Change in Tower Hamlets…100 Years since Charles […]

Oxford House – Prospective Exhibition

April 30, 2016


I have been in discussions with John Ryan, CEO of Oxford House in Bethnal Green, about a possible exhibition in November of this year. The aim will be to commemorate the centenary of Charles Booth’s death. OH was originally a University Settlement along the lines of Toynbee Hall and was founded in the late 1800s. OH […]

A possible new beginning…

May 4, 2014


As I indicated in the last post I have been having some serious reservations about the originality of my approach to my East End project. I outlined two alternative directions in which I could take the work. The second of these was to base my series on Charles Booth’s 1889 survey of East London. The […]