Urban Narratives

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This is an ‘Urban Narratives’ resource list, including many references that have influenced my work, for the University of Leeds COMM5801 Module. The list includes historical, travel, reportage and street photography. It is by necessity rather eclectic, and I have focused more on relatively ‘new’ work although some of the historical greats must be included. I have divided the list into …

Top Albums of 2020

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What a great year for music, despite the pain. Or maybe, it was because of the pain? All of these albums have great production values. That is a given. And aren’t the album covers universally exquisite? 10. Moses Boyd. Dark Matter. #10 There is some real excitement and innovation in today’s British new jazz scene – and  Moses Boyd is …