Category: Air quality

  • Ocean Rebellion 2022

    Ocean Rebellion 2022

    Ocean Rebellion is an international art collective who tackle Ocean degradation and biodiversity loss by conceiving playful, emotive and spectacular art interventions.The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is a UN body, with headquarters on the Albert Embankment in central London. Early on the freezing cold morning of 12th Dec. 2022, delegates to their first physical conference […]

  • No Step

    No Step

    I last flew in 2019, a night flight from LA to London. While the passengers slept or dozed in front of in-flight movies, I slid a window blind up and peered out. A few metres from my face, two huge jet engines were hammering out burning hot CO2, Nitrous Oxide and a cocktail of other […]

  • Protection

    Protection

    ‘Fucking mask wearers’ swore the elderly gent as he and his wife looked around the farm shop tea room. He meant me, and I’d have taken it more seriously, if moments before he hadn’t sworn at everybody for parking their cars incorrectly. Still, it was an interesting pairing: authoritarian and pseudo-libertarian in one go. Nobody […]

  • Climate in February

    Climate in February

    8th Feb. ‘BP Must Fall’ protest at the British Museum. BP sponsored the Troy exhibition at the BM. Protestors smuggled a trojan horse into the museum’s forecourt and held peaceful protest events around the museum. 15th Feb. London Fashion Week Extinction Rebellion staged protests outside a London Fashion Week venue in the Strand. The clothing […]

  • Beasts of Burden

    Beasts of Burden

    A trip to the Kathmandu Valley to photograph the human and animal workforce in brick kilns. Mules are bred in India and purchased there to work in Nepal’s brick kilns. If they survive in reasonable condition they can be sold on as mountain pack animals at the end of the season. The mule owners bring with […]

  • Work, Climate and Donkeys

    Work, Climate and Donkeys

    For donkeys as well as people, the brick kilns in India are dangerous and unhealthy places to work – but unemployment is worse.   At the RAJ kiln near Agra, accommodation for donkeys and their owners lies empty. Unseasonal rains have waterlogged the brick kilns and there’s no work for them here. Back in the […]