NOVEMBER 2021: A selection of photography from the Bellweather series is published in Edge of Humanity magazine, alongside a written text by Robert J Maher:
The full portfolio of Bellweather can be found here: https://john-harrison-photo.com/bellweather/
APRIL 2021: The SelfScapes 2021 exhibition launches at Dalby Forest:
SEPTEMBER 2020: The publication for SelfScapes (2018-2019) is now available for viewing. Link: https://issuu.com/sperrynjones/docs/selfscapes
JUNE 2018: The exhibition for SelfScapes is launched at Dalby Forest.
FEBRUARY 2018: In February 2018 accepted on the York St John research cluster SelfScapes. SelfScapes has received Catalyst funding from York St John University for a series of events in 2018, with an emphasis on exchanging and developing understanding and foregrounding approaches and research outputs that enhance artistic research. The aim of the research cluster is to investigate both the body and place as sites for interconnected experiences and how this might be mediated through a range of media.
JANUARY 2017: Delivered a paper at the Talbot Conference 2018, organised by staff at Blackburn College and chaired by Professor Paul Hill MBE. The event provided a unique opportunity to explore the photographic collections of Howard and Wally Talbot (photographers in Blackburn from the 1930s to the 1990s). The paper focused on recent depictions of the town of Blackburn, Lancashire, in the televisual and news media in recent years, and a discussion of the types of imagery used for such publications and broadcasts.
JULY 2017: A paper on Slow Photography was presented at the Northumbria-Sunderland CDT Art and Design Conference 2017 (July), with a panel that included Adrian Rifkin (Goldsmiths), Laura Sillers (Site Gallery) and Laurel Jay-Carpenter (Northumbria University):
APRIL 2017: A portfolio of photography and stories was presented at the PRISM Contemporary Gallery in Blackburn, April-May 2017: