‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’.

‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’.

Just over a week ago, I visited  Manchester for the launch of the Hayward Gallery’s new touring show ‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’, curated by Jeremy Deller. About 5 months ago I got a phone call from Lesley Young, a freelance curator from Glasgow, who was working alongside...

Spring 2013 Catch Up.

Spring 2013 Catch Up.

Its been a good while since I’ve added a blog post here, so here’s a quick recap of what’s been happening over the last few months. Since early September I’ve been making lots of trips back to Spain to continue making photographs in reaction to the ongoing economic crisis. The...

‘Occupied Spaces’ Book Signing – Paris Photo 2012.

‘Occupied Spaces’ Book Signing – Paris Photo 2012.

I’ve never been to one of the big European photography fairs before, so its great to be heading over to ParisPhoto this week. While the main event at the Grand Palais looks slightly epic in scale and grandeur, I’m also super excited about some of the fringe events – NoFound Photofair,...

Bradley Wiggins – Limited Edition Print Sale.

Bradley Wiggins – Limited Edition Print Sale.

As many of you may be aware, I’m a big cycling fan; As the Olympics in London got closer, I started planning how I was best going to see the various road racing events that passed through my part of the city. On the opening Saturday of the games, I...

London Photography Festival – The Great British Public

London Photography Festival – The Great British Public

I’m really excited to be exhibiting in the years London Festival of Photography; The flagship show, ‘The Great British Public‘, will take place across two venues – a main exhibition at The Dog Eared Gallery and a smaller selection in St. Pancras International station as part of their ‘Best of British’...

Squeaky Bum Time

Squeaky Bum Time

Back in October 2011 I received a red envelope through the post bearing what could be deciphered as on the one hand good news, and on the other bad; My speculative entry into the London Marathon had somehow got through the ballot, and I had a much sought after place...

‘Occupied Spaces’ – Book, Artist Talk and Group Show

‘Occupied Spaces’ – Book, Artist Talk and Group Show

I’m really excited to be working with Harry Hardie and Ben Weaver from HERE Press on a small book of my Occupied Spaces work. Made in reaction to claims by the right wing press that the tents at the St. Paul’s occupation were uninhabited, the photographs countered this view by showing...

Work in Situ

Work in Situ

I’ve been with my Parisian agency Picturetank for 4 years now. A few weeks ago, Vasantha (my picture editor there) got in touch to let me know that Julia, the bubbly English translator and staunch Tottenham Hotspur fan was leaving for pastures new. He asked if I would be willing to donate a...

Marathon Training in the Peak District

Marathon Training in the Peak District

This past weekend I took a trip up to Sheffield in Yorkshire to visit some friends and add some variety to my London Marathon training. My mates Oli and Rob took me on a 12 mile adventure through the ice and snow. I took a few photographs on the way;...

A Moroccan Adventure

A Moroccan Adventure

As some of you may be aware, I’m currently in training for the London Marathon; As part of my preparation for this, I took off at the end of January for a 9 day running holiday in Morocco. Over the last few years, the bulk of my overseas travel has...

Smile, The Good Times are here!

Smile, The Good Times are here!

Some of my Notting Hill Carnival Photographs are featured in The Church of London’s special edition newspaper ‘The Good Times’ – it’s out today. Today is supposedly the most depressing day of the year; ‘The Good Times’ is a breath of fresh air and a call to be optimistic in 2012! You can...

‘The Gathering Clouds’ at the Third Floor Galley – Opens this Friday!

‘The Gathering Clouds’ at the Third Floor Galley – Opens this Friday!

Sean O’Hagan writes in the Guardian: ‘Ben Roberts is the documentary photographer as flaneur. From 2007 to 2009, he wandered the urban fringes of Spain recording the evidence of the country’s unsustainable building boom and its subsequent implosion. His highly formal landscapes of abandoned housing projects and empty suburban hinterlands...

Exhibition – ‘The Gathering Clouds’

Exhibition – ‘The Gathering Clouds’

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be having my first ever solo show at the Third Floor Gallery in Cardiff, running from the 18th June – 25th July, with a private view on Friday 17th June. I’ll be exhibiting a broad selection of images from my series The Gathering Clouds...