Landscapes of Post-War Infrastructure: A Conversation with Painter, Jen Orpin
Gareth E. Rees & Jen Orpin discuss the memories and mythology of roads, motorways and service stations
Shadowlands: Light and Darkness on the Urban Edge
In Nigel Dawson’s photographic mutations of the everyday, human ghosts lurk within shadowy high-rise housing estates, derelict buildings and industrial edgelands.
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 …
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.
WORDS: Bobby Seal IMAGES: David Hoffman [© David Hoffman] Introduction: When I was a student in London in the 1970s I lived …
The Death of Childhood: Drowned, Abandoned and Murdered Toys
WORDS: Gareth E. Rees PHOTOS: Various excellent Twitter followers At the end of their careers. Forgotten. Abandoned. Dealing with their …
A Return to White Paint Spills In Public Places: Biannual Review 2016
WORDS & FILM: Owen Davey This film is the inaugural White Paint Spills In Public Places Biannual Review 2016 and …
Port Lympne: Matrimony at the Fascist Zoo
LOCATION: Kent WORDS & PICTURES: Kit Caless One gentle morning the post arrived when I was working from home. I …
Unseen Places: Exploring ‘Hidden’ Topography in a Historic Upland Landscape
LOCATION: Black Mountains, South Wales WORDS: Eddie Procter Transcript of a talk given at the Tertulia: Radical Pastoral event on …