MENA Film Festival: Beyond the Walls

For my third instalment from the Fronline Club I attended the screening of Behind the Walls, a film about the struggles Palestinian prisoners face inside jail and the problems they face once they return to the outside world. Filmmaker Martin Short and Abdul Wahab of the Camden Abu Dis Friendship Association (CADFA) chaired by Hany […]

Communicating about Syria – A humanitarian perspective

For my second instalment from the Frontline Club I was charged with reporting from the panel discussion Communicating about Syria – A humanitarian perspective. Lindsey Hilsum, Channel 4 News’ International Editor chaired a panel which included Hicham Hassan from the Red Cross; Lyse Doucet, BBC Chief International Correspondent; Ben Parker, head of the UN Office […]

First instalment from the Frontline Club

I’ve got a new gig, I’m going to be writing up various talks, film screenings and panel discussions for the Frontline Club. You can read the first instalment about World Press Photo award winning photographer Andrew McConnell’s new project on the Frontline Club Blog but first listen to the answers to the quick questions I asked […]

Andrea Galvani to show at Flowers Gallery

Flowers Gallery have announced the photographers who will be taking part in their summer show Uncommon Ground and as I mentioned before curator Chris Littlewood has chosen a really great mix of photographers, two of which I interviewed earlier this year for I thought I’d post some excerpts from the articles so read Andrea […]

Getting to know the face behind the photograph

Tim Mantoani tracks down the world’s most famous images – and the photographers who made them For

The Double Visions Interview Part 2: The artist – James Hines

Illustrator and graphic designer James Hines designed the cover artwork for Munch Munch’s debut LP Double Visions. His colourful, inventive and humorous works – made by collaging found images together – are used as posters, flyers and record covers frequently.

The Double Visions Interview Part 1: The band – Munch Munch

The kaleidoscopic pop group, Munch Munch’s first full length record, Double Visions was released on Upset the Rhythm – the collectively run, London label with a DIY ethic – towards the end of last year to great reviews. The final artwork for Double Visions was designed and created by illustrator James Hines and last summer I […]