The wild north coast of Cornwall is the magnetic backdrop for the defiant exploration of these questions, where the disparity between house prices and the average wage is a gaping chasm.
This timely book is a lucid portrait of a young woman’s struggle to find home and meaning that will resonate with a generation, addressing a gnawing unease about the choices we make and the lives we lead.
Part legacy, part infinite library: how an artist’s hidden world became a prismatic generator of possible artworks.
Author Chris Power’s journey to his first collection is a love story where literature takes the lead. And it all starts with the spaces between songs…
Stood on the edge of an ice sheet, dangling hydrophones into the water, fishing for the sound of creaking ice and currents below. That’s just the sort of thing field recordist Chris Watson does. But he isn’t just a listener – he’s a compelling storyteller who’s made his childhood fascination with sound into a career. He’s played gigs with Joy Division, travelled the world with David Attenborough and recently recorded at a Lithuanian nuclear power plant for the Emmy-nominated soundtrack to the TV show Chernobyl.
So if you’ve ever wondered whether it’s worth pursuing those niche fascinations of yours, here’s Chris breaking down a few amazing places that his have taken him…
The woodsmoke is washed from our clothes, the camping kit packed away for another season. But before we disappear headlong into the winter darkness, we raise our glasses to this season’s Firelight.
Art director. Film director. Designer. Lecturer. Photographer. And even writing and recording his own music. Martin Andersen has a lot on his hands.
What helps you create? Whether it’s writing, drawing, shooting or even whittling, for so many of us, music makes the world go round. In fact, we couldn’t imagine working without it. Fascinated by how other creative souls get stuff done, we decided to unpick this causal connection by speaking to different creators about their practice, process and how music fuels their fire.