J A Mortram is the guest speaker at the IC-Visual Lab event In Common 10/17/13 in Bristol, UK, which includes a multimedia screening of content curated by DEVELOP Photo and IC-Visual Lab. icvl.co.uk/incommon/
“Small Town Inertia” explores the intimate and untold stories of marginalised individuals in the small rural community in which photographer J A Mortram lives, in East Anglia, UK. In this piece, Si shares, in his own words, his ADHD, his experiences of life confined by parameters and self medication, and his endurance, fears and dreams whilst living on the fringe.
J A Mortram is a documentary photographer, environmental portraitist and member of the Aletheia Photos collective. Jim’s work is centred on creating an expansive long-form photographic essay “Small Town Inertia,” which explores the intimate and untold stories of marginalised individuals in the small rural community in which he lives in East Anglia, UK. His photography and stories have been awarded and published widely.
'A prison without walls' was one of a selection of short documentary films commissioned The New British and screened Friday, 27th of September, 2013 at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom.
Read more about the project: petapixel.com/2013/06/18/interview-with-jim-mortram-of-small-town-inertia/
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