‘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...

PDN’s 30 – 2010

PDN’s 30 – 2010

I found out over christmas that I had been selected to be one of this years ‘PDN 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch – 2010’ . It was a huge surprise, and now that I have seen some of the photographers (many of whom I admire greatly) that I...

What is England?

What is England?

I’m currently involved in Stuart Pilkington’s curated project “What is England“. Throughout 2010, 50 photographers (one for each county of England) will respond to 5 different assignments. The first assignment, “Person” – is online now. I am covering Essex – I have family there and it’s where my mother grew...

Vision 2009 – this coming friday

Vision 2009 – this coming friday

I’m speaking at this years Vision event run by the British Journal of Photography. It’s on Friday at the Business Design Centre in Islington. Other confirmed speakers are Martin Parr and Eugene Richards! And I’m going to miss both of their presentations as I am speaking at the same time....

BJP Project Assistance Award – Progress Report

BJP Project Assistance Award – Progress Report

Since being awarded the BJP/Nikon Project Assistance Award earlier this year, I have made 3 visits to Spain with one more planned before I present work at the BJP’s “Vision” event here in London on the 27th November. I returned from my most recent trip about a week ago –...

BJP Award – Success!

BJP Award – Success!

I found out last friday from Simon Bainbridge (Editor of the British Journal of Photography) and Stephanie Braun (Curator of the Photographers Gallery) that I was the winner of the BJP/Nikon Project Assistance Award. I blogged abut this previously when I got shortlisted back in January. At that point the...