Shooting The Game

So yeah, I'm a sucker for collaboration. Love it. Which is why I was excited to work with talented Manchester grime artist, JRage, to film the music video for his street anthem, The Game. He provided the performance and (suitably) atmospheric wardrobe, I provided the videography. But what really elevated the aesthetic in my opinion - providing… Continue reading Shooting The Game

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The Habit of Art

There's this strange nebulous space you tend to occupy as a writer, or even, perhaps, a creator or storyteller of any kind; a sort of hovering furtive interstice between here and elsewhere, wakefulness and daydream, vivid yet vague; like a mental version of twilight. Which is why I loved stumbling across this excerpt from Jane Vandenburgh's Architecture… Continue reading The Habit of Art

On Writing: An Interview with… Myself?

The funny thing is I'm used to asking the questions, not answering them. I mean, I've conducted a fair few interviews at this point, delving into the motivations and inspirations of artists, creatives, community leaders etc. - people who are passionate about what they do. But I've never been on the other side of the… Continue reading On Writing: An Interview with… Myself?

Does the Media Still Exist?

I should apologize, I've been a tad quiet on here as late. Although in my defence part of my tardiness is down to a new job I started, one I'm quite enjoying, at The Nubian Times; a local Manchester based newspaper. I'm now a staff writer/digital media editor there. That's me below being all journalisty.… Continue reading Does the Media Still Exist?