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Edgeland Visions

Artist Matt Healy’s evocative series of paintings explores the materials and mythologies of Britain’s industrial edgelands

Traffic Reports from Dark Roundabouts, Deadly Roads & Stone Age Service Stations

A series of films about traffic black spots that have seeped into the national consciousness.

The Business Park in the Marsh: Post-Brexit Wanders in Grimsby’s Europarc

Gareth E. Rees meets artist Marc Renshaw for a walk through the a business park in the edgelands of Grimsby, in which they are haunted by the spectre of potential economic disasters to come.

As the Crow Flies: Cross City Walks in Birmingham

1. Take a map of a city 2. Draw a straight line from one side of the city to the …

A Walk into the Dark Side: A New Map of Occult London

“Within the city exists a shadow world of druids, mystics, magicians and witches.” Occult London: A Guide to the Highly …

Fat Balls & A Lost Wedding Ring at a Sheffield Retail Park

Author of Car Park Life, Gareth E. Rees, recounts the sorry tale of his trip to a retail park in Sheffield in which he encounters the Mad Hatter, fat balls, riverside poetry and loses his wedding ring.

Object-Oriented Ontology: The Yorkshire Three

LOCATION: YORKSHIRE FILM: A616 This is rather weird and wonderful… The film duo Joshua Alexander and Erkembode, who featured on …

Fieldgate Street

WORDS: Bobby Seal IMAGES: David Hoffman [© David Hoffman] Introduction: When I was a student in London in the 1970s I lived …

Sound of the Sea & Shabby Magick

CONCEPT/FILM: ZEROH. MUSIC: Fritz Catlin, Simon&ThePope WORDS: Michael Smith ZEROH hired drone company Drone On to record the walk along …

The Stone Tide – Psychedelic Visions at the World’s End

FILM: Martin Fuller ‘The Stone Tide’, a short film by Martin Fuller, follows Unofficial Britain’s founder Gareth E. Rees, author …