Mental Illness

Book Design Underway

I have now finished editing the transcripts (totalling 20 sides of A4) and begun the process of trying out different page layouts. Here are just a few that I have tried for the project now known as Form & Pressure: Option five requires further investigation – can be done with a grip-type binding.

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Unsteady Hands Make Heavy Work

The results of some experiments with medium-format film cameras. The first four were shot using available light on a Rolleiflex Automat 6×6, the latter using a speedlight on a Mamiya C330. I’m trying to get away from the rigidity of earlier pictures in the series, while I’m also interested in the different ways of seeing…

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Tiny Monuments Exhibition

My work can be seen in the Tiny Monuments group show at Bath Library, part of Bath Lit Fest 2013. We held the launch today, which was a great success, and will be holding ‘Meet the Artist’ sessions between 11am and 12.15pm on Tuesday and Thursday. I’ll be there at those times and on Thursday…

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FSoM2 Reshoots Continue

I’ve continued to work to reshoot some of the pictures in the First Signs of Madness 2 series. As stated before, this is partly to correct white balance/colour consistency and also to test the images when printed larger. On the latter point I managed to print both some of the smaller files and D700-powered reshots…

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FSoM2 Concertina Maquette

I have now made a maquette for the concertina book and perfected the design ready for making the final product. I wanted to keep y’all updated by posting some pics of the maquette. The final book will have a blue cloth cover. Apologies for the distortion, but this should at least give you an idea….

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