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NORWAY -  looking for light and wilderness between recordings

NORWAY – looking for light and wilderness between recordings

There’s something about light. Light wrapped around the day, driving away all but a relic of night. Sun from the north, across the top of the world, preternatural. Full bright on wind blown, mare’s tail waterfalls and a wonderfully strange, quiet, midnight gloaming. Light bursting inside a huge chunk of glacier, city block sized, mint...
FOLK RADIO interview

FOLK RADIO interview

Recent interview with Folk Radio Uk, click the image to view  : )
A Sound of Birds tour 2018

A Sound of Birds tour 2018

2018 A SOUND OF BIRDS TOUR 24/3 – WORLDBRIDGER, Llanrhaedr (Ugandan permaculture benefit) https://tinyurl.com/y8vevwcn 31/3 EOSTRE fest Y Dolydd 4/4 REGGAE INNOVATION, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/reggae-innovation-conference-tickets-43928155295 13/4 The FACE of WATER, the FACE of SNOW with Jane Siberry (Freedom from Torture/Medecins Sans Frontiers benefit) In Good Hands Shrewsbury https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3385303 6/5 WENLOCK POETRY FESTIVAL the Edge, Much Wenlock...
Image and Sound

Image and Sound

Images, recording, processing, text, music and instrumental performance by Jonathan. An Oriole over the Tian Shan ~ ‘Birdtime’, Hong Kong Art’s Festival 6’17, Hong Kong City Hall.    9th June 1924 (for George Mallory and Andrew Irvine) ~ audience recording, Music, Myth and Realities festival, Bangkok 9’17.   Kupu Kupu Malam ~ Architecture Festival and...
Perfomance Images, Bangkok '17

Perfomance Images, Bangkok ’17

Images from The Dim Lit Subterranea of the Ancient Mind, Bangkok, August 2017. Photographs by Jean Davide Caillouet and Gabriel Camelin. Soft warm wind on the worm brown water, a coiling slither from the deep green heartland, the Temple of Dawn sparkling in the darkness, water around and in everything. A hall painted with shifting...
Images created for book 'Lyric'

Images created for book ‘Lyric’

Images created for the Fairacre Press/Wenlock Poetry Festival volume Lyric    
Postcards from the Road

Postcards from the Road

Selections from my book Postcards from the Road, published by Chicago University Press/Intellect [more selections at http://takeonartmagazine.com/article-details/205 see also http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-entertainment/article/1772140/jonathan-day-postcards-road http://www.lumenvisum.org/site/exhibition/postcards-from-the-road-jonathan-day-2/  http://www.artnews.com/2014/06/19/new-photo-books-on-cartier-bresson-robert-frank-and-more/ http://www.aicahk.org/eng/reviews.asp?id=326 ]   The Vesuvio Café, San Francisco, is old, like the district. During the Gold Rush, when Chinatown was threatened by the authorities, the shop owners shot at the council until they desisted. The...
4 recent images

4 recent images

PORTFOLIO: 4 RECENT PIECES      
Vagabond Language – recorded moments toward a project

Vagabond Language – recorded moments toward a project

   
Vagabond Language tour '17

Vagabond Language tour ’17

Evelyn Waugh captures the evanescence of song so beautifully in these lines from Brideshead Revisited: Perhaps all our loves are merely hints and symbols; vagabond-language scrawled on gate-posts and paving-stones… We scrawl songs and stories as signs, for our selves and each other, of the mystery as we pass. They are joyful outbursts, full of...