Monthly Archives: October 2011

Peaches & Cream: photography

A couple inhabit a bed together, but seem a world apart. A perfectly filled glass of milk sits atop its overspill. A girl holds her head under the water. Millennium Images, a photography agency based in Hackney, opened Peaches & … Continue reading

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Animals on envelopes: Illustrations by Jamie Heagerty

A handful of sketches for your pleasure. Jamie Heagerty illustrates boring correspondence, including bank statements and electricity bills with animal heads. Their gaze is usually fixed on something just beyond the frame: almost human in their curiosity.

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REVIEW: Lucy Wood’s ‘Lampedusa’ at Payne Shurvell

This article was published by FAULT Magazine. Lampedusa is the latest in Lucy Wood’s series, Distant Neighbours: it is a show about migration, finding grand narratives in the lives of ordinary people. Lampedusa is a tiny Italian island off the … Continue reading

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Musings on ‘Audio Obscura’

‘Imprisoned in a cage of sound, even the trivial seems profound’ – John Betjemen This quotation, carved into the floor of St Pancras station and encountered by chance while I was experiencing Lavinia Greenlaw’s ‘Audio Obscura’ seems an oddly apt … Continue reading

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At the Charles Lamb

‘Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.’ – Charles Lamb The Charles Lamb is one of Islington’s hidden gems. Tucked away on the appropriately and satisfyingly named Elia Street (evoking Lamb’s famous ‘Essays of … Continue reading

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The birds of Battery Park

I was lucky to capture these photographs of birds playing in the fountain in Battery Park, Manhattan in the unusually hot September of 2010. Exemplum of quick bright things. Photographs all © Jessica Edwards

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At Gleason’s Gym

A story in pictures. One of the oldest boxing gyms in New York City, Gleason’s Gym exudes a sense of history from the moment you climb the stairs up to its second floor premises. The gym was founded by Peter … Continue reading

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