There’s Salt in Our Blood

There’s Salt in Our Blood

“Much of Scotland is within a stone’s throw of a fishing community,” writes Morna Young, whose stage play, Lost at Sea, aims to shine a light on the unheard stories from both past decades and the present. “Showcasing my play alongside Corey Arnold’s photographs feels like a timely and enriching opportunity to fully reflect all facades,” she adds. Corey Arnold is a photographer and commercial fisherman by trade. He has worked seasonally as a commercial fisherman in Alaska since 1995, including seven years of crabbing in the Bering Sea aboard the f/v Rollo.

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Narrative Photography with Colin McPherson

Narrative Photography with Colin McPherson

Colin McPherson has made a career out of photographic storytelling. His photojournalism has taken him across all five continents, with his work appearing in books, magazines, and journals around the world. He also has a number of longer-term and large projects underway currently, and his most recent images – about life on Easdale island – were shown this year at the Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol. He is a member of the Document Scotland photography collective, and is represented by Getty Images.

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Jan Saudek – Consuming Pleasures

Jan Saudek – Consuming Pleasures

What do we know about Czech photographer Jan Saudek? Everything and nothing it seems. A loveable rogue. A victim of circumstance. A born survivor. Saudek wants us to think that he’s all of these things and more – it’s all part of his cultivation of the mystique that has been a feature of his turbulent career since the early-1960s. Maybe he is all of these things, or maybe he’s none. At times it can seem that there are a multitude of Saudeks all vying for their position, and at others he’s invisible; Jan is simply not there.

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Inverness Darkroom

Inverness Darkroom

Inverness Darkroom is a new community b/w darkroom space setup in WASPS Inverness Creative Academy. “WASPS have done us proud with a fabulous space,” say Matt Sillars and Rachel Fermi who are behind the project. The thinking behind the initiative is to provide year-round darkroom access for members; regular analogue photography workshops; and, hopefully, become a self-sustaining visual arts space, too.

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