November 27, 2010
Mutter und Tochter
November 23, 2010
dancing on Kilimanjaro
high resolution version - play full screen [with the volume up]
directed & choreographed by Rachel Wise
music composed and performed by Mike South
November 21, 2010
the name plate from the Linotype machine used at Walker's Printers to produce the Huddersfield District Chronicle until 1975
November 16, 2010
Mike Watson came round this morning
with a violin he made,
which is not unreasonable,
as he's a violin maker.
now, making violins, there's a thing,
fiddly things violins.
November 11, 2010
as you can see not a dancer in sight, nor glimpse of African mountains. However, it has to said that the dancers were all behind me - I took this on Formby beach during the shoot.
November 10, 2010
a poster idea
November 09, 2010
getting there perhaps
creating the packaging
working on the cover for the Kilimanjaro DVD
not quite there yet
needs a little injection of Jones
November 06, 2010
Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa and is a stratovolcano, with three cones: Shira, 3962m. Mawenzi, 5149m. and Kibo, the highest, 5895m.
It was first climbed by a European, Hans Mayer of Germany, after two failed attempts in 1887 and 1888, on 5th October 1889, with professional climber Ludwig Purtscheller of Austria and guide Yoanas Kinyala Lauwo of Tanzania.
November 05, 2010
more from the mountain
stills from the forthcoming documentary/dance film BRASHI
November 03, 2010
dusty dancer on Kilimanjaro
Rachel Wise dancing in the dust in the early morning on her way up Kilimanjaro
composite used in the dance film I'm cutting at the moment.
November 02, 2010
Photographs of random barbers No14
well not entirely random [and not No.14 either] this is the barber shop across the road from the mill where my studio used to be.
Apparently, according to Pete-the-Barber, there's been a barber's shop on this spot since the early 18th century. And in those days you could pop in for a short back and sides and get your leg amputated into the same bargain. Not sure they did short back and sides in the early 18th century - have to ask Rebecca...