Comprehensive Bristol Gig List – 1978-1985.

On Bristol Archive Records, there was a post by Richard Wyatt in which he describes his experiences of growing up in South Bristol and attending gigs with his older brother and school friends. As a way of attempting to document his experience, he made note of every gig he went to from 1978 to 1985, including the venue and how much it cost him to get in. … Continue reading Comprehensive Bristol Gig List – 1978-1985.

Bristol Punk Gallery – Archival Imagery.

Whilst having an initial search around for things relating to the Bristol Punk and Skinhead scene, I quickly stumbled across this website. It contains a lot of archival imagery from the Bristol area, including moving image pieces and articles about the various live music scenes. The website states that they have been documenting Bristol, specifically the Post Punk scene since 1977   Bristol Archive Records. … Continue reading Bristol Punk Gallery – Archival Imagery.

‘Void & Density’ -InDesign Spread Development.

First design layout Second design layout Third design layout Final design layout Above are PDF links to some previous design layouts that I tried out before settling on the final one. Across the four documents, the main thing that I experimented with was the front cover. It took quite a few attempts  to decide on a layout that I was completely happy with for the front … Continue reading ‘Void & Density’ -InDesign Spread Development.

‘Void & Density’ – Front Cover Experiments.

I experimented with trying different layouts for the text on the front cover. I wanted to use the image that features on the centre pages in the zine, so I cropped a section for a portrait orientation. However, I then decided that this was the wrong thing to do, as the main image contained within the zine is landscape, and it did not make sense … Continue reading ‘Void & Density’ – Front Cover Experiments.

Marc Augé – ‘Non-Places, Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity’

Non-Places, Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity – an essay by Marc Augé, an anthropologist about the theory surrounding the idea of non-places. Unfortunately, I only came across this essay towards the end of my project, which is both good and bad at the same time. There was a lot that Augé mentions in this essay that would have been a fantastic starting point to this project, … Continue reading Marc Augé – ‘Non-Places, Introduction to an Anthropology of Supermodernity’

Mark Power – ‘The City of Six Towns’.

The City of Six Towns refers to Stoke-on-Trent, a polycentric city of some 500,000 people in the heart of Staffordshire. Commonly known as The Potteries, it remains the centre of the ceramics industry in the UK although, these days, the largest private employer is Bet365, an on-line gambling organisation. Like many post-industrial cities in Britain, Stoke has transformed itself into a centre for service industries and distribution centres. … Continue reading Mark Power – ‘The City of Six Towns’.

Tutorial Write Up – Nick Bright // 14.11.16

In this project tutorial, I had produced more work in which to show Nick. We discussed how the project was going, and I explained that I had been trying to photograph more people in the transitional spaces in which I had encountered. One of the first things he noticed was the fact that all of my subjects were men, and in order to describe more … Continue reading Tutorial Write Up – Nick Bright // 14.11.16