Laura Nissinen – lecture

Having been aware of the Abstract! 100 Years of Abstract Photography, 1917–2017 exhibition, curated by Laura Nissinen, is was great to take part in her online lecture for the course in July. The course information relating to Nissinen stated: She holds a BA (hons) in Photography from the University of Sunderland, an MA from the Helsinki University … Continue reading Laura Nissinen – lecture

Sand crisis infographic

I came across a very useful infographic relating to the current sand mining situation (Fig.1). It had been shared on Twitter by Sand Stories (Fig. 2), who have previously promoted my work. It seems to be a thoroughly researched piece and I will be using some of the detail in my next talk at tonight's … Continue reading Sand crisis infographic

Beyond the Fields

As well as planning my final show and giving consideration to my final assignments, I have also been thinking about life after the MA. I don't want to lose the traction I feel I have started to gain in my practice and I hope to make new connections, particularly in Cornwall and within the disciplines … Continue reading Beyond the Fields

Hannah Perrine Mode

Having previously moved away from cyanotype as part of Harena Now to focus on non-fixed/manipulated lumen prints, I have been playing with ideas to involve this process again. When I began my MA, cyanotype was my favourite of alternative processes, mainly as I could use it safely and wash it out at my local beaches … Continue reading Hannah Perrine Mode

Quentin Lacombe

I have just come across the work by Quentin Lacombe. And I'm intrigued by it. Lacombe discovered photography when an architecture student. In an article in the BJP, Lacombe describes the medium as a "gateway to the world", while also making it possible to study other fields that may otherwise be "inaccessible" (2018). Harena Now … Continue reading Quentin Lacombe

Fractured Stories

I just had to enter this competition. Run by the BJP and Ecotricity,  Fractured Stories is an open call for photographers to respond to the issue of fracking. If you are not sure what fracking is, click this link: friendsoftheearth.uk The competition offers a £5,000 grant, travel and accommodation support along with coverage in the BJP … Continue reading Fractured Stories

Science and me

I am fascinated by science in all its forms. I love the sense of adventure and discovery it can conjure, the way it can provide factual evidence or bend to new ideas and details, and the way it is, in my opinion, what the word magic was really meant for. I am not, however, a … Continue reading Science and me

Sand Stories – thank you

I was incredibly thrilled that Kiran Pereira of SandStories kindly promoted Harena Now via her website and social media. I had emailed Kiran to let her know about my work, and how vital her work has been to my research into the sand crisis. She wrote back to say that she had been meaning to … Continue reading Sand Stories – thank you

Open night at Eco Park.

I was ready at 6pm, with tea, coffee and rum punch on hand. I had allowed for up to 30 guests. Only 6 came, with a handful of people wandering in from the Otter Surfboards open evening taking place on the same night. In one sense this was a disappointing turnout but it had been … Continue reading Open night at Eco Park.