Manchester remains an archetype for the complex encounter between memory and renewal with its ever-changing skyline. Over the last 50 years, Manchester has undergone a huge number of physical changes and continues to intertwine rich potential within the city. One example is the future combination of Cornerhouse and The Library Theatre Company, a cultural recombination with the potential […]
Heading home from a recce along Oxford Road we stopped at the traffic light junction opposite the Cornerhouse and I took a series of unfocussed still photos in rapid succession. This ultra short film sequence is the result. It feels like the beginning of something – not quite sure what that is yet -but nice […]
The Manchester Archive + is part of Greater Manchester County Record Office and features some of their photographic records on Flickr. www.flickr.com/photos/manchesterarchiveplus/ The Odeon Cinema in Oxford Street, Manchester originally opened in 1930 as the Paramount Theatre and was built for the Paramount Film Company of America. Circa. 1910.
For our first filmed experiment, the aim is to capture a moment at each hour over a period of 24 hours along Oxford Road. To achieve this we have filmed the route in one take using a Canon FX305 from our starting point on the bridge over the Rochdale Canal on Oxford Street then along […]