This map was hand lettered and based on a map I’d done a couple of years ago. I’ve adapted it slightly adding annotations – mixing local history with personal history and knowledge. Maps are amazing, always changing and showing the times and culture of the mapmaker themselves…
Category Archives: Brighton
I’m exhibiting at the Regency Townhouse, Brunswick Square, Brighton in the open submission exhibition HOUSE open, showcasing the best of artist open house artists. It’s been curated by Simon Martin )Pallant House), Woodrow Kernohan (Photofringe) and Nicola Coleby (Brighton and Hove museum and art gallery). Opening times 11-5pm on May weekends. You can see large
This is the actual cart with Emma the model inside. The carts were lit by torches, street light and candlelight and were dragged around the city by teams of volunteers. Emma is one of the founders of lingerie designers Ophelia Fancy and designed the costumes for all the carts.
This was the design for the Blue cart commissioned by White Night Brighton for the 2010 festival. It was inspired by the Enlightenment of the 18th century.
This map was done for the White Night Festival 2010 in Brighton. I project managed a through the night life drawing event alongside other arts events in the city. Enlightenment involved a static theatre of life drawing and 3 hand painted, bespoke carts that were pulled to different locations in the streets opening up theatrically
Views on my street and some animation ideas.
Things you can find in my town – buses, shops, coast guards and plenty of seagulls…
There are loads of “tribes” in Brighton – Cappucino drinkers, Mac users, Mods and tattooists. I based these on a pack of happy family cards belonging to my Grandma I used to play with when I was a kid.