August 5, 2018 An Interview With Julien Kelly-Gross

We chatted with photographer Julien Kelly-Gross about his recent project on protests in the USA and what this project means to him. Growing up shooting LA’s growing music scene, Julien Kelly-Gross has switched his style over recent times to more…

August 5, 2018 An interview with Mon Levchenkova

We chatted to Mon Levchenkova about her final major project at LCC and why she based it around her hometown of Hampstead, London. So, Mon, Tell us a little about this project. What is it about and how did it…

August 5, 2018 An interview with Patrick Dowse

Patrick Lewis Dowse is a documentary photographer from the North-East of England and recent graduate from University of the Arts, London. Working on a long term project he has been documenting the ex-mining villages in the North-East of England. Photographing…

July 31, 2018 Skateboarding in Palestine

Last autumn, we released a zine with Edinburgh based photographer, Owen Godbert. Skateboarding in Palestine comprised of images and text from Owen’s trip to Palestine in 2016. All profits raised from the zine went back into skateboarding charity, Skate Pal….

July 26, 2018 Paul Railtons’ The Thistle and The Rose

This series of images focuses particularly on the articulation subjectively and objectively of the border line and the cultural expressions created by the social, political and historical processes manifested from this. Railton’s photographs examine the pauses between the states of…

May 31, 2018 Gabriela Gleizer Documents Jerusalem Day In The Old City.

Gabriela Gleizer’s work focuses mainly on documentary and social matters, she likes to take portraits of people and show diversity through photography. In her latest project, Jerusalem Day, Gabriela photographs the people of Jerusalem, near the Old City. Jerusalem Day…

May 24, 2018 Saesha Ward’s Mersey Paradise

In her series, Mersey Paradise, Saesha Ward documents the relationship between herself and friends in a series of portraits. Through exploring a subjective sense of identity and image, Mersey Paradise questions whether portraiture can reflect the intimacy of a friendship…

May 10, 2018 Thomas Duffield – The Whole House Is Shaking

In his series, The Whole House Is Shaking, Thomas Duffield pays tribute to an idyllic childhood on a small farm on the outskirts of Leeds, while simultaneously confronting a darker enclave of family history. In his final year project, Duffield…

May 9, 2018 Perry Harding’s Brexit, No One Wins

Perry Harding is a Graphic Designer and Photographer based in London. His Photography work looks at documenting his surroundings, attempting to seek out the beauty in the mundane. Photography has been a key aspect of his creative output, working alongside…

May 8, 2018 Lasma Poisa’s Youthquake

Lasma Poisa is a Latvian photographer currently living and working in Manchester. Her work looks at themes of identity and representation and her practice uses methods of documentary, portraiture, and performance through both still and moving image. Being actively involved…

May 2, 2018 Ones To Watch – April

This year we started our ‘Ones To Watch’ series in which we’ve had an outstanding response, so much so that we’ve done a roundup of our favourite submissions from the past month. Here we wanted to show you our favourite…

April 25, 2018 Graeme Oxby’s King Of England

The Kings Of England is a photo book which celebrates the colour, spectacle and love of the people in the UK who pay tribute to Elvis Presley.
Over a five-year period, Graeme been photographing people who love Elvis Presley. He travelled the length and breadth of the UK to witness the legions of Elvis Impersonators pay tribute to The King.

April 25, 2018 Chris Haddon’s 70/70 Vision

70/70 Vision was commissioned as a celebration of the seventieth anniversary of Harlow, a new town in the UK borne of the radical New Towns Act of 1946. It was an attempt to focus on the residents of the town, rather than the architecture and master plans that more usually spring to mind when we think of New Towns.

April 17, 2018 Hull based Karim Skalli explores his own identity through his relationship with spaces, objects and people.

Karim Skalli’s work challenges how we perceive the so-called everyday and the perceptions of the banal and how our lived spaces and places are formative of our identity.

April 13, 2018 Delia-Adriana Tanases’ Romania

Delia-Adriana Tanase is a Documentary photographer currently studying at the Manchester Metropolitan University. Delia’s work looks at concepts/ideas that break the boundaries of the ordinary and challenge the human mind to analyze common things in a different way.

April 10, 2018 Lee Brodhurst-Hoopers’ Sea Change

Since 2016, Lee Hooper has been documenting the forever changing landscape of Folkestone, a small port town on the English Channel. Within the project, Hooper focuses his attention to the diversity of its inhabitants, from young refugees, students to young…

April 5, 2018 Rebecca Grays’ Grimsby

In this series, Rebecca Gray returns to her hometown of Grimsby, where she explored her families heritage within the town she grew up in.

March 29, 2018 Ones To Watch – March

This year we started our ‘Ones To Watch’ series in which we’ve had an outstanding response, so much so that we’ve done a roundup of our favourite submissions from the past month. Here we wanted to show you our favourite projects by photographers that you should be keeping an eye on. Here are our ‘Ones To Watch’ from this month.

March 20, 2018 Jack Curtis Joyces’ Poultry Fancy

Jack Curtis Joyce is a social documentary photographer studying at UWE Bristol whom for the last year has been deeply invested in the subject matter of niché hobbies. Aiming to explore, understand and document pass times that are nothing to the masses but everything to the few.

March 14, 2018 Cristofer Morante Documents The Manchester Anti Tory Protests

Cristofer Morante documents the Manchester Anti Austerity March which took place in 2017 whilst the Conservative conference was being held.

March 13, 2018 Danielle Swindells’ The Ashleigh Hotel

Danielle Swindells is a documentary filmmaker concerned with place and it’s affect on the human condition; particularly when memory and nostalgia informs an important part of a place. In her short, The Ashleigh Hotel, which Danielle made in her final year of University, the once seaside guesthouse hosting “bucket and spade” holiday-goers, closed its doors to the public in 1982 to become a ‘House of Multiple Occupation’; now a permanent home to a group of Blackpool residents estranged from their social networks.

March 6, 2018 Jack Clarks’ The Gambian Inauguration

During the summer of 2016, photojournalist Jack Clark travelled to Gambia where he shot a secret project on meeting with President Adama Barrow during the inauguration of 2016/2017.

March 1, 2018 This Months Ones To Watch

This year we started our ‘Projects To Look Out For’ series in which we’ve had an outstanding response, so much so that we’ve done a roundup of our favourite submissions from the past month. Here we wanted to show you our favourite projects by photographers that you should be looking out for in 2018.

February 27, 2018 Josh Adam Jones’ 99 Peace Walls

As a social documentary photographer, a great amount of time is spent working alone and often in unfamiliar places. Josh Adam Jones’ most recent ongoing project, 99 Peace Walls aims to document the people and places of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

February 26, 2018 A Dame’s Tale – Quite simply a tale about an old dying Dame.

Jemma and Gracy’s love story started in December 2015. Mid way through an MA in Visual Anthropology at the Granada Centre at the University of Manchester Jemma was obsessed with the everyday lives of the elderly in urban environments and proving that Anthropology wasn’t something just reserved for people of faraway lands. After (accidentally, sort of) breaking into the sheltered accommodation complex of Victoria Square in Ancoats she befriended some residents and began returning to brews galore. After starting up a problem laden photo elicitation project (dementia throws up a whole host of ethical issues FYI) she was introduced to the community gardener, and that gardener was Gracy.

February 20, 2018 Ruth Garner’s Distant Comfort

Being a student, everything you own is often confined to your bedroom, young people use this space as a canvas for self expression. Distant Comfort is a series that examines the ways in which young people express themselves through the objects and arrangements of their bedrooms; this is a place that is open to experimentation and freedom. From photographs to tapestries and posters, everything is a form of self expression.

February 14, 2018 Deana Kolencikova’s Is This It?

Prague and Bratislava based Visual artist, Deana Kolenčíková finished her project – ‘Is this it?’ in 2013 whilst studying at University. After finishing her BA, she continued studying photography and fine arts as an MA. Having the experiences of exploring and focusing on the public space, she started using different mediums and tools. Deana currently works with installations, interventions in public space, photography and performances.

February 9, 2018 Contested Territories – Harry Flook’s Beyond What Is Written

This year our Editor James Wrigley has been putting together a new publication. Contested Territories, due for release over the next month, is a collection of works exploring modern day society from photographers, writers and creatives all of whom examine, –

February 9, 2018 Nazar Furyk’s Province

In his latest project, Nazar Furyk takes a step back from photojournalism and documents every day life of young people in his hometown. Kolomyia born, Nazar graduated from the Kiev College of Construction, Architecture and Design with a degree in…

February 7, 2018 Daniel Key’s 145 Nights

“On the 17th February 2013 I packed a suitcase with enough clothes for a week, alongside my camera & some film, my laptop and got on a train to London. I had just received the news I was to start…