Arctic Island residency in Sápmi, northern Norway / curated by La Wayaka Current London (UK)
July / August 2017
In July 2017 I will travel to a remote island above Norway, 600 miles above the arctic circle to participate in a residency program by La Wayaka Current (London, UK). Here I will do research, develop new work and collaborate with the sami center for contemporary art.
During the Brighton Festival in May my series ‘Luminance in Flux’ has been selected by curator Lucy Day for the exhibition ‘Present Tense’. A themed exhibition of works that explores disrupted space: cultural, political,emotional and physical, selected from Phoenix Brighton studio artists.
Exhibiting a few pieces in The Brighton Photo Fringe Collectives Hub, with the most recent Tri-pod project research and development group.
As Tim Andrews draws his prolific portraiture project to an end it was an honor to be one of the final photographers to officially photograph him.. It turned out to be one of those magical shoots where all the elements just gracefully fell in to place. Click to see more & read Tim’s blog post…
Fresh out of my BA Photography course many moons ago, I landed the job as the first staff photographer at the newly formed Big Issue Magazine. Apparently that was almost 25yrs ago and a few images that I’ve managed to dig out from those distant days are being included in a Big Issue anniversary exhibition alongside a photographic project about homelessness by the one and only Mr Bryan ‘I Want to Run to You’ Adams!!
The Big Issue ‘Up from the Streets’ 25 Years of a Publishing Revolution at The Proud Galleries, London
17th October – 30th October.
Sinead O’Connor © Wendy Pye – 1992
New Landscape Series Tests – Seaford Head
I use to enjoy creating animated gifs old school when I designed websites years ago, so I was drawn to this version of the technique that plays with freezing video and masking out areas of the frame that show repetitive movement. I tested the technique out on some of my Beachy Head ‘Six Feet from the Edge’ video footage. This technique creates the sense that the photograph has a living moment inside of it & I’m inspired to explore further…