Slips and Burns

Work in progress, 2023

Heaven Speed the Chameleon, 2021

Shortlisted: Fiebre Dummy Award 2021, Belfast Photofestival 2022 and Fotografia Europea + Skinnerboox Book Award 2022

Heaven Speed the Chameleon describes a journey from early photography to a torrent of contemporary digital imagery. Photographs from the past collide with those from the present in dynamic collages which collapse and remake meaning. Stolen stock photos meet sticky ghosts of Empire: the archive is violently plundered and pushed towards uncertain futures.
Review by C4 Journal 

Soft Knowledge, 2020

Shortlisted for Images Vevey book award, 2021

Soft Knowledge draws on Aby Warburg’s concept of an “afterlife” of images in which the image continues to “adhere and haunt.” Through analogue and digital collage, Soft Knowledge explores these moments when images resurface and return in unexpected ways.

Notes: Georges Didi-Huberman (2009) Confronting Images: Questioning the Ends of a Certain Art History, translated from the French by John Goodman, The Pennsylvania State University States Press, pp: xxii-xxiii.

A place without ground, 2020


“The thing we stare at has foundered, sunk into the image, and the image has returned to that deep fund of impotence to which everything reverts. [The] force [of the image] is always groundless – its force comes from a place without ground, an abyssal place.”

Notes:  Maurice Blanchot, ‘The Two Versions of the Imaginary’, The Space of Literature, trans. Ann Smock (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1989), p.255. William Horner, Out of Use, parallax, 2010, vol. 16, no. 2, 57–67  

All books are unpublished at dummy stage

In pursuit of an apparition, hands can miss the object, 2023

Work in progress towards a collaborative zine and installation with Sarah-Jane Field, in response to Vilem Flusser’s 1985 text Into the Universe of Technical Images


Slips and Burns, solo exhibition at Photofusion, 2023, curated by Katy Barron

Review by Photomonitor
Text David Bate

Heaven Speed the Chameleon, Photofusion, 2021

Moving collages for kipyaki.newartcity, 2022, curated by Ibrahim Azab for Format Festival

Selected Moving Image 2020-23

Selected Collages 2020-23