It felt a bit like we were interrupting something private as we filed in and saw this classical looking figure sitting cross-legged on the wooden floor, already free-associating and answering questions, while we went to look over his shoulder at his notebooks and marvelled at the detail in the notes and illustrations around his photos.
Where I meet bandleader Spencer Davis, among a bunch of other artists. The island is a nature reserve and has a unique history, feel and character, in part because there are practically no cars on the island – only golf carts, which you can rent by the day or the hour.
As part of research for a Master’s at Plymouth U. Data-driven and interactive documentary models, using limited and selective branching narratives to explore and illustrate certain key story points, rather than getting lost in too many possibilities. These can range from simple but immersive explorative educational formats for teaching history to kids, to more adult, data-driven immersive documentary reconstructions analysing the forces at play on both sides of a given social or political equation at some point of civil conflict.
He arrived in England with a bang when, only in his mid-twenties, he opened The Scene Club in Great Windmill Street in London. The Who and The Rolling Stones played there and it had a reputation as a place for the developing Mod scene.
Speechless we stared into a valley a thousand feet or so below us. There between the dappled sunlight, which came down in late afternoon shafts, was a strangely private looking scene of outstanding natural beauty with deer grazing happily. It was like looking back into another time, like in one of the stories I’d read about when Geronimo took to the mountains and hid from the federal forces in a secret valley.