Nocturnal Walks in Glasgow / Delhi 2020
Produced by The Occasion, as part of their This Fire lockdown performance project. Instamatic was a collaborative audio-visual nocturnal walking experiment between myself and Delhi photographer Khursheed Ali, with semi- fictionalized versions of ourselves ruminating on – among other things – lockdowns, curfews, a missing cat and a half a million New Delhi street dogs. Here are a few images from my side of the story, taken in and around the West end of Glasgow.
Walks Around Waiting Places with Q.Poetics
Commonwealth Games – Glasgow 2014
Every day was a scorcher, every Glaswegian – even the police – looked like they’d walked straight out of a Mediterranean holiday brochure and everyone who came back the following year thinking Glasgow was always like that was in for some dreich and drearifu’ disenchantment.
I was making pictures and podcasts with Q.Poetics of Glasgow at its very best. As people stood in long hot queues at venues across the city, waiting to see their nation’s gymnasts or high divers, Q.poets Skye Loneragan and Tawona Sitole inspired and entertained them with verbal gymnastics, linguistic twists and tucks; and tiny poems from their Q,Poetic poetry dispenser. I simply followed them around, documenting endless happy encounters between people…and poetry.
To see a few more images from that magical three weeks, click here.
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