January 17, 2019

A Radical Tradition – Eine Radikale Tradition

The exhibition I have been curating - A Radical Tradition - finally opens on March 4th at the Manchester Central Library

The exhibition will open at 6pm on Monday 4th March in the first floor exhibition hall at the library. I...

April 2, 2017

When shopping online it is wise to remember that old adage 'Fools rush in ...' and this is as true for vintage books as any other item. The book illustrated here is a useful case in point. As I have indicated in previous posts I have a modest collection of books relati...

March 6, 2017

This year (2017) I began work on a new series of images that reflects my fascination with found photographs. Why found photographs and why these ones in particular? For me, the found photograph is a poignant symbol of a lost moment. The snapshot in particular represent...

October 23, 2016

I am working on several research projects at the moment including an article for the respected research journal The Fenris Wolf (more on that in a later post); writing and editing a book for the publishers Bloomsbury (Photography in the Third Reich, 2019...

August 22, 2016

As term-time approaches again one of the things I am looking forward to (as well as meeting all our new students!) is getting back into my routine of working with our Collection once more. Most Saturday mornings during university teaching semesters you can find me in t...

July 22, 2016

Another book I recently acquired is Deutsche Heimat in Afrika by the photographer Ilse Steinhoff published in 1939 by Wilhelm Limpert Verlag. In the pre-war period women had successfully carved out careers as professional photographers and Steinhoff was one example of...

July 20, 2016

This presentation (with voiceover) is based on a talk I gave at Treadwell's Bookshop, Bloomsbury, London. Treadwell's is a gem of a bookshop specialising in magic, esotericism and the occult. The talk was delivered to a full house on the evening of Friday 3rd June (201...

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