The firms van (plain white) with projection
A group of artists, film makers, projectionists working with light as
a medium. Equipment is lo-tec, mainly 8mm cine and slide
projectors work is designed to have maximum impact on the
viewer with minimum impact on the environment.
Constructing The Dreamcatcher
Campus Festival Exeter Summer 95
VISIONBLITZ commissioned to provide four
nights of ambient projections and a site
specific installation using recycled materials,
as part of the finale night of the event.
The installation at sunset
Initially Visionblitz was a quiet art form, to be viewed and not heard, at most
it was designed to work with any local sound or music that might be present.
As time went by experimentation with sound effects and rhythmic tracks, led
to the development of "set piece", Audio / Visual installations.
Night falls and The Dreamcatcher comes to life
VISIONBLITZ hosted and took part in various other film based projects, both
independently and as part of the South East Cornwall Art Forum.
1996 : After successfully completing a BTEc in Art and Design, (Merit), at Saltash
College of Further Education. Invited back the following year, as a visiting lecturer in
Ceramics and Animation as part of the GNVQ Art and Design course.
1994 - !999, working with Cornwall County Council, Social Services and Youth
Justice teams throughout the county, developing and delivering art based activities
for young people in the NEET group.
1999 -2005 : Working with private care organizations supporting young people and
adults with mild learning disabilities to live independently in the community. Providing
music technology based leisure / vocational activities and education support.
2000- 2003 Second vocalist/ guitarist
with The Tank Tops.
The Tank Tops
Saltash C.F.E and Youth Work
Going Underground was devised and performed as part of the South East
Cornwall Festival of Art.
Six projectionists using original and archive material as well as scratch animations
created for the event. Live vocal performances of poetry and original eyewitness
accounts of life in a mining community.
A Soundscape backdrop re-created the atmosphere of life underground.
"For a moment there I thought I was back down the mine" John McGovern ex
South Crofty tin miner.
2005-2007: Deep Blue Sound studios Plymouth. Foundation Degree in Sound an Music Technology.
2006 Plymouth Music Zone: Music Leader. Enabling students with limited movement to create music. Soundbeam
2007-2008: BA (hons) Degree in Sound and Music Production. Graduated 2008.
Deep Blue Sound and Plymouth University
Plymouth University PGCE inc DTLLS
Sonic Artist, Sound Designer, Sound Engineer, Musician, Music Technology Tutor
Relocated to Cornwall from Essex in 1992. I have an enduring enthusiasm for music technology which started in the mid
1980's with the introduction of MIDI connectivity. Over the past 19 years I have explored a variety of artistic possibilities using
a range of media. I consistently strive to develop my skills and use them to enable other people to experience the creative
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