How can you know a city? How can you take a piece of the city home with you? This is the question we asked ourselves in New York. And, we’ve decided to do an Oxford Road style experiment to try and capture an inkling of the grid layout of Manhattan. We are staying right in […]
Recently I’ve been drawn to the sweets spot where fantasy and reality meet – where better than in game? I’ve lived and worked in manchester over half my life now but never really fully explored its history in any depth. Over the past week or so, however, as a Histonaut, playing a game at the Manchester […]
To storyboard the film to help us shoot and edit the film, we returned to the Archive+ and the amazing Local Image Collection. Through these sources, we were able to lay down in photographs the strip of Oxford Road featured in the film. This was a really interesting process where photos were mixed up chronologically […]
Over the past month we’ve been capturing a video snapshot along Oxford Road for each hour of the day. We are now missing just five parts to the film, 02:00, 03:00, 04:00, 05:00 and 12:00.
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 […]