About

My name is Harry Wilson, I am a performance maker and researcher based in Glasgow. I graduated from Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow in 2008 and completed a Masters by research on devised theatre in 2011. In October

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About

My name is Harry Wilson, I am a performance maker and researcher based in Glasgow. I graduated from Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow in 2008 and completed a Masters by research on devised theatre in 2011. In October

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Documentation

This gallery consists of photographic documentation of the practical work for my PhD project. These photographs are mostly an attempt to explore the space between the performative photograph and photographic documentation of performance. All of these photographs have been taken

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Documentation

This gallery consists of photographic documentation of the practical work for my PhD project. These photographs are mostly an attempt to explore the space between the performative photograph and photographic documentation of performance. All of these photographs have been taken

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Buster Keaton and Samuel Beckett

Last Sunday, I watched Ross Lipman’s film Not Film which documents the unlikely collaboration between Samuel Beckett and Buster Keaton on Beckett’s critically divisive short: Film, made in 1964. Lipman’s self-titled “kino-essay” traces the film’s genesis, production and reception as well as reflecting on

Buster Keaton and Samuel Beckett

Last Sunday, I watched Ross Lipman’s film Not Film which documents the unlikely collaboration between Samuel Beckett and Buster Keaton on Beckett’s critically divisive short: Film, made in 1964. Lipman’s self-titled “kino-essay” traces the film’s genesis, production and reception as well as reflecting on

Daguerreotypes

I have been trying to find out more about 19th Century photographic processes. This is mostly due to a brief mention of Daguerreotypes in Joel Anderson’s book Theatre & Photography. The Daguerreotype process was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 1830s and

Daguerreotypes

I have been trying to find out more about 19th Century photographic processes. This is mostly due to a brief mention of Daguerreotypes in Joel Anderson’s book Theatre & Photography. The Daguerreotype process was invented by Louis Daguerre in the 1830s and

How to do things with light: film processing as performance

I’ve been thinking about how the process of developing film to make photographic prints is performative and embodied. On the 24th and 25th January 2015 I took a beginners black and white film photography course at Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow. This

How to do things with light: film processing as performance

I’ve been thinking about how the process of developing film to make photographic prints is performative and embodied. On the 24th and 25th January 2015 I took a beginners black and white film photography course at Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow. This