“The Tigers of Wrath

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are wiser than the horses of instruction.” William Blake’s quote seems to fit neatly as a description of the life of Mikhail Bakunin. Wandering philosopher and misfit activist.

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The year of revolutions, and the backlash. Nationalist and socialist. Everywhere.

Spring Dance

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This video was made to celebrate a lovely day in Brighton, so good I had to get up on the table and do a modest jig. It was also the final season for the pair of MiuMiu shoes that I … Continue reading

NIGHTWORKER

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My conversations with the nightworkers were all charming, generous and full of good humour. I thought it would be coffee, cigs and grumpiness but it’s a different world. Emptier roads means different geographies, 24hr café’s a different diet, less background … Continue reading