Projects in Progress

Install action

Just about finished the install for my exhibition in the Edinburgh Art Festival which opens this Friday the 2nd!  I’ll be showing a new and improved version of An Equilibrium Not of this World which was commissioned by NVA last … Read more »

Working with very clever people

IMPACT, University of Edinburgh yuigyc

As part of the Speed of Light commission, I’ve had the pleasure to cross paths and work with a huge variety of smart, talented folk.

Dr Trudi Gillespie at IMPACT (Image Analysis, Multifoton and Confocal Technologies) at the University … Read more »

It was worth it but never again…

Steadicam - Ben Lomond

I don’t think I’ve ever pushed myself so hard physically in my life or ever been so exhausted as a result.

I had the Steadicam hired for two weeks and during that time did six full days filming in the … Read more »

Ready, Steadicam, Go!

Ready, Steadicam, Go!

My hired Steadicam Pilot arrived from digitalSTAGE this morning so I thought I’d share a wee snippet of my very first wobbly efforts at operating it.  The man leading the way is experienced Steadicam Operator Martin Parry whose showreel is … Read more »

Timelapse-tastic

Timelapse-tastic

Today I spent all afternoon in the Pentlands relaxing in the rare Scottish sunshine while my lovely new Canon XF100 did all the hard work, capturing a few timelapse movies for the Speed of Light commission.

I must say … Read more »

The sweet sound…

The sweet sound...

BBC Scotland are in-kind supporting the Speed of Light commission which has been a great help so far – here’s a behind the scenes peak at the shoot we did today in their studios with Ultra-marathoner, Speed of Light run … Read more »

Super Sunday

Last Sunday was NVA‘s third Super Sunday training for all the Speed of Light Run Leaders as well as a few hundred of the thousands of participating runners.  Inevitably, there was a pretty broad range of abilities but … Read more »

Installing at the Old Ambulance Depot

Installing at the Old Ambulance Depot

Here’s a few photos from the install of North West at The Old Ambulance Depot which is part of the Edinburgh Art Festival – I couldn’t have done it without the incredible ingenuity, skill and hard work of my good … Read more »

Sunshine on Assynt

Sunshine on Assynt


I made a bit of a mad dash back up to Assynt for the afternoon yesterday for what the weather forecast predicted would be a sunny day and fortunately it was bang on – bright blue sky and glorious sunshine … Read more »

Mountain Magic

Mountain Magic

A still from John Ford's classic Western 'Stagecoach' shot on location in Monument Valley

I just got back from a wee 5 day expedition up to Assynt where I was doing some filming for my upcoming show North West.  I … Read more »