“Though I do not believe Gareth’s aims as overly facilitating the need for politics, I cannot help but feel the naked bodies found in the work, their arms outstretched towards something greater are indicative of an aversion to the concrete matters just outside the door of wherever the Dream Meadow itself had been manufactured”. […]
It was the best of years…. Once again it is that time of year where I try to drum up some sort of edit from all of the incredible work the photography book world offers up. This year is difficult as I felt it has been one of the strongest years in recent […]
”He watched with curious enthusiasm as the bread rolled in the sand picking up small rocks and granules of white pebble. The flies would simply have to work harder for their meal he thought to himself”. The arrival was what he had imagined. Being a young man in a state of constant anxiety, the heat […]
Thatcher was out, the false promises of Blair’s lying and callous maw was in. The 80’s and 90’s were different.
Gareth McConnell’s Close your Eyes is a salient tome of guided inquiries into 90’s rave culture. Gareth McConnell Close Your Eyes Self Publish Be Happy 2014 By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, December 2014 A Metaphor: Wavering, I stood with no grand hesitation towards the lip of the abyss. I shuddered to think once that my […]