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Intimate photography exhibition – ‘Separate + Together: bringing June Street to Miles Platting’

On Friday 16th June, I attended the opening day of a significant photographic exhibition Separate + Together: Bringing June Street to Miles Platting taking place in the church hall of Church of the Apostles in Miles Platting. It brings together … Continue reading

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Visual activism in the urban landscape #3 – questioning how women’s bodies are displayed

The third post on visual activism in the urban landscape, I found this one day in September outside Marks and Spencer’s on St Mary’s Gate in the city centre of Manchester. This Pussy Riot-styled and carefully placed translucent sticker (I … Continue reading

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Visual activism in the urban landscape #1 – how immigrants have made Britain what it is today

These next three posts focus on visual activism – encompassing a variety of forms of street art, guerrilla campaigning, using posters, stickers, paintings and drawing placed in the urban landscape. These images were all taken whilst going about my daily … Continue reading

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Alternative perspectives of Manchester along a short stretch of Rochdale Canal #2

Further images from a walk along Rochdale Canal taken a couple of weeks ago (see previous post).   Image credits: Sarah Spanton

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Alternative perspectives of Manchester along a short stretch of Rochdale Canal #1

As part of a student module investigating the pricing of land for development in Manchester, I’ve been exploring canal-side development opportunities, particularly on the Ashton Canal. To get more of a feel for the urban perspective from the canals in … Continue reading

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Visiting Liverpool Dock area: presentation on regeneration initiatives Nov 2014

As part of the MSC I’m undertaking in Urban Regeneration and Development, which began in September this year at the University of Manchester, we recently went on a fieldtrip to the Liverpool’s Dock area. Phd student Angela Nielson led us … Continue reading

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Gravesend to Tilbury… traversing the outskirts of London with ‘counterproductions’

On the 5th and 6th July, I travelled down to London to take part in Detours2London. Hosted by counterproductions director Charlie Fox, a group of around 15 artists were brought together to talk through ideas around the creation of an urban/semi-urban … Continue reading

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