Foragers of the Foreshore_exhibition  

Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, London
  24-29 September 2019  


'FORAGERS OF THE FORESHORE' is on until Sunday 29th September : Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, SE1 9PH
After the success of my personal project and still-life exhibition 'MUDLARK' last year, The Thames Festival Trust commissioned me to take portraits of 20 of London's most prolific and passionate mudlarkers.
The portraits are on now show until Sunday 29th Sept - and our HUGE room includes display cases of the historical artefacts found by the mudlarks - + 4 floors of venue exhibition space includes a vast collection of historical artefacts, large-scale multi-media artworks, a foragers cafe and a daily programme of talks and walks from the mudlarkers who have dedicated themselves to finding London’s lost treasures.
I really hope to see you there!  www.totallythames.org
Foragers of the Foreshore | 25th – 29th September | Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, SE1 9PH
* Meet the Mudlarks - feat. a selection of my images+interviews with the mudlarks
* Event page on TT website
The exhibition was supported by: the Heritage Lottery Fund; The Mayor of London; The Port of London Authority; and Arts Council England.










SOUTHBANK_outdoor exhibition  |  Southbank, London

  31 August-05 October 2019  

Incredibly proud that my still-life project 'MUDLARK' is up on outdoor display panels on the Southbank until 5th October - so if you're taking a stroll that way then please do stop and have a read... they are right opposite the National Theatre, facing the river.
Over the course of a year, I photographed the historical artefacts that London's mudlarking community have found on the River Thames - this culminated in a self-funded/self-produced exhibition in 2018, which has led to my commission by the Thames Festival Trust for this years' exhibition as part of The Totally Thames Festival, a month-long festival featuring River Thames related shows and exhibitions. Massive thanks to the team at the Thames Festival Trust for the opportunity :)
Foragers of the Foreshore, 25th-29th Sept 2019 | Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, SE1 @TotallyThames 2019



TATE Exchange_exhibition  |   Tate Modern, London 

 12-13 March 2019
Very excited to announce that my still-life photo project #MUDLARK will be showing @tate #tatemodern NEXT WEEK - 12th & 13th March.
Level 5, Blavatnik Building, Tate Modern #TateExchange
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My images are included as part of a four-day event, hosted by students from Plymouth College of Art, to crowd-source plans and effect positive change in our communities. Invited speakers and guests will include respected political activists, policy-makers, researchers and historians in varied fields.
Special thanks to Zsa Mason @zsa_art1 at the Plymouth College of Art for agreeing to show my work as part of her proposal. Zsa will be there showing and creating her own artwork on the subject of mudlarking. And BIG thanks too to @jasonmudlark for connecting me to Zsa and her project.
Jason & Nick @rockthemudlark will be giving a talk:
Wednesday 13th March at 2pm + displaying some of their collections, with my images as the backdrop.
https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/tate-exchange/workshop/propositions-change



  11-18 September 2018  


Poster designed by Dan Delaney
MUDLARK opened at ArtHub Studios on 11th Sept 2018 – a self-produced/funded exhibition, and the culmination of a year-long project photographing the artefacts London’s community of mudlarkers have found on the River Thames foreshore.
My application to the Thames Festival Trust was accepted to be included in the programme for ‘Totally Thames’ - a month-long celebration of the river.  The exhibition was also included in the line-up of events for ‘Totally Thames’, delivered by the Thames Festival Trust.
In 2017 I photographed finds from the collection of prolific mudlarker, art historian and curator Florrie Evans (@flo_finds) and asked if she would curate the exhibition – she accepted!
Florrie’s help and experience was hugely beneficial to the success of the exhibition – curating and labelling (by hand!) the hundreds of historical artefacts we had on display (leant by the people whose artefacts I photographed) plus organising our four evening event speakers, each very experienced mudlarkers and highly knowledgeable and passionate about London’s history: @tidelineart | @jasonmudlark | @rockthemudlark | @tedsandling

I was also approached by Joe Townsend, Head of CoLab at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, Greenwich, as he wanted his first year students to interview me about the project and then compose and ultimately perform a piece of classical music based around the artwork. We livestreamed the performance via facebook which you can view *here*.


Private view 11.11.18