Making Shadows in Dimitrakopoulo Plateia

Dimitrakopoulo Plateia in Larisa, Greece on a week day lunchtime in March. Impressions: Bright blue sky, bright white light, sharp shadows, yellow flowers, scraggy green grass, tiny lizards scurrying.  Dormant fountain, rubbish floating in it.  Empty square, cafes quiet now, motorbikes vibrating, swing creaking, man on his phone, bench missing planks. Question: What shadow shapes …

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Hoxton Square and the Changing Light

Hoxton Square at midday on a week day in January. Impressions: Post-sleet puddles and sunlight.  Deep shadows and reflections.  Muddy grass.  Outdoor urinal.  Dog fetching a stick.  White cube gallery.  Chained bicycles.  Chain restaurants and bars – so many changes of ownership and lost memories for me.  Church and church bells.  Cold.  Icy wind.  Grey clouds and …

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