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Showing posts from August, 2019

on the ground


gate, verticals

gate, 24.08.19

Mark Steinmetz: Girl at restaurant, Marietta, Georgia

bensmith podcast

ahornmagazine interview

John Divola: As Far as I Could Get, 10 Seconds, 12_15_2010, 3:29 PM to 3:42 PM PST, 34.166301, -166.033714, (2010)


gigapixel image, print: 50 × 119 inches

Brian Griffin: Container 1, (2013)

Brian Griffin website


unobstructed gate view

before breakfast on a saturday morning

after the power of sight is gone

Dan Holdsworth: Megalith, (2000-2002)


phoenix housing development, north hykeham, lincoln


colour photographs of the end

interior exterior



Hannah Starkey – 'This is an Important Moment for Women' | TateShots

Bruce Gilden: from Farm Boys, Farm Girls series

Interview with Ben Smith

that jittery, nervous feeling below the sky

Despite a sense of foreboding I scaled a wall and went back in to the local factory demolition site this morning. Yesterday, from the outside, I'd seen some huge blocks of concrete that had been excavated and were piled up with the hill of hard-core debris as the old groundworks had been ripped out. These looked interesting as they had large marked and damaged planes and both dark and light tones, and today I started to wonder if I could resource them before they are cleared, forming an archive of shattered surfaces and spaces to montage self-portraits onto at some point in the future.

I'm not sure it'll actually work out as they are mostly low key, however I tilted the camera trying to match the sort of framing, height and angle I'd used in dressed self-portraits taken against the wall in my small spare bedroom. One other influence in the framing was recently having looked again at Joe Deal's (1947-2010) Fault Zone landscape series, where he carefully excluded the…

from the inside

Howard Hodgkin: as time goes by, (red), 2009

. Christies auction, 2019

Lincoln Crankshaft and Machine

LCM - manufacturer of mono-block forged and cast industrial crankshafts

open gate

19 acres of concrete now removed and final clearance work underway

previous factory buildings

from a few months ago; no buildings now remaining

Victor Landweber: S.N. Ward and Son, Mobil Service, Pasadena, CA, 1978

From American Roads

Cibachrome print auction

Frank Gohlke: Poppies, beans, onions and grapes - Chateau de Biron, France, 1987

C-print auction