KONBINI Magazine monthly haikyo feature: This months featured story is about an abandoned theme park with an unusual American West twist Check it out here!
Jeremy Kuhles and Wataru Sato play jazz together. Jeremy plays keys and Wataru plays saxophone. Earlier this year we met up on a warm spring evening to shoot some photos they can use for promotional purposes, it was a short but fun shoot beneath a bridge between Shibuya and Harajuku… (Read more)
VOID is a bi-monthly club event held in Harajuku, Tokyo. The VOID crew consists of four resident DJs – Shortie, Gyto, Tum and Azel, and guest artists also play regularly. The night is a mix of UK Bass Music including Garage, House, Jungle, Dubstep, UK Funky and Grime. For details on upcoming events and other info, check their Twitter feed here.
Earlier this year I met up with the VOID crew to shoot some photos they can use for promotional purposes. We shot in several locations along the tracks between Shibuya and Ebisu, on a typically hot Tokyo summer day. Here’s a small selection of the photos we made together…(read more)
KONBINI Magazine monthly haikyo feature: This months featured story is about an abandoned Elementary School with a very special resident, Mr Innards Check it out here!
Photos from a public bathhouse I discovered in central Tokyo recently. A public bathhouse with a nice surprise… (read more)
KONBINI Magazine monthly haikyo feature: This months featured story is about Taro Mine, an abandoned mine in the Tohoku region of Japan. Check it out here!
Part two of my self published project Vacanze Italiane. This zine is made up of images shot in and around the city of Rome, Italy in 2013. Details on how to buy a copy here (read more)
A couple of months ago I posted the Impossible Film x Polaroid photos I shot with trumpet player Patriq, which will ultimately become the cover art for his soon-to-be-released album Time Off. He is still putting the finishing touches to that album, no confirmed release date yet. Stay tuned.
That same day we also took some digital shots together which he will use for promotion purposes elsewhere. Here are a few of those shots, as with the Polaroid images these were all taken in and around Koenji, West Tokyo – earlier this year (red more)
Photos dating back over a hundred years that I found in the back of a cupboard at a school I used to teach in, in Tokyo. Take a look at this patchy photographic history of a Tokyo Elementary School…(read more)
KONBINI Magazine monthly haikyo feature: This months featured story is about the x-rated material I found inside an abandoned house in the middle of a bamboo grove in rural Japan. Check it out here!
Losheng Leprosy Sanatorium was built in 1929 by the Japanese during their colonization of Taiwan. The hospital has a long, dark and controversial history and it is now at the center of a debate that has been in a state of stalemate for the past decade. Until the future of this hospital is clear, it is sitting in decay, slowly falling to pieces… (read more)
London Elektricity landed in Tokyo last weekend for another top notch performance at DBS. Supporting London Elektricity on the ones and twos was Makoto (Human Elements), Tetsuji Tanaka and DJ Miyu. MC Cardz was on the mic for the entire night, holding it down and keeping the crowd hype… (read more)
Photos from two abandoned hotels I went to in Taiwan recently. One in Taipei city, the other north of the city near the coast… (read more)
This abandoned theatre sits in the suburbs of Taipei alongside an abandoned mine, it was built for the miners and their families when the mine was active between the years of 1933 and 1987. My original intention was to explore the mine itself, but bad weather and limited time meant I had to postpone, so I made do with the theatre instead. Here’s what I found inside… (read more)
I am currently holidaying and shooting in Taiwan, it’s my first time in the country and I had heard good things about the wealth of ruins to be found here. It took just two days to meet up with local haikyo enthusiasts and start exploring, first up we checked out two abandoned hot spring resorts in the suburbs of Taipei, click the images above to read more… (read more)