Talking Picture no. 40: Daniel Meadows, A Reflection

Today is Daniel Meadows’ 40th movie. The final in an amazing 40 week insight to his archive at the Library of Birmingham, ref. MS 2765. Please use the links on Daniel’s Vimeo page to share the movies, and visit the library where the entire archive is housed.

Thank you Daniel.

High Street Stories no. 7: Peter Williams — Daniel Meadows

I was lucky enough to see the first screening of Daniel Meadows’ excellent new movie, High Street Stories,  for Multistory this weekend at Photobook Bristol. Here is part of that movie shot in West Bromwich.

High Street Stories no. 7: Peter Williams by Daniel Meadows

High Street Stories no. 1: Mahendar — Daniel Meadows

High Street Stories no. 1: Mahendar by Daniel Meadows

The 32nd of 40 movies Daniel is releasing to celebrate 40 years since his Free Photographic Omnibus and his archive at the Library of Birmingham, reference: MS 2765.

This is a more recent movie, part of a Multistory project, High Street Stories produced by Emma Chetcuti.

Talking Picture no. 28: Virginia Murgatroyd — Daniel Meadows

Talking Picture no. 28: Virginia Murgatroyd by Daniel Meadows

From the Daniel Meadows archive in the Library of Birmingham, ref. MS 2765

More posts soon…

On May 31st I’ll be at the Bluecoat in Liverpool taking part in a photobook fair as part of the Look festival.

Talking Picture no. 20: Julian Watson — Daniel Meadows

The latest Daniel Meadows movie from his archive at the Library of Birmingham, ref MS 2765. Shot at Daniel’s sister’s wedding in 1974, which is mentioned in The Bus: The Free Photographic Omnibus, 1973-2001, published in 2001.

Talking Picture no. 20: Julian Watson — Daniel Meadows


Talking Picture no. 19: Italo Rigali — Daniel Meadows

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Another great movie from Daniel Meadows’ archive at the Library of Birmingham. Three weeks ago I was lucky enough to hear Daniel sing along, ‘live in Preston’, to Bollard Calypso.

Talking Picture no. 23: Stanley Replies — Daniel Meadows

This week’s release from Daniel Meadows and Stanley Graham is proof of the value of engagement and collaboration. Stanley’s home made movie. Excellent.
If you’re new to Daniel’s work, please look at his Photobus website, and in particular, the digital storytelling section.

The Daniel Meadows Archive is at the Library of Birmingham, catalogue no: MS 2765.

Talking Picture no. 23: Stanley Replies — Daniel Meadows
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Talking Picture no. 17: Mr Cothrow — Daniel Meadows

This week’s movie from the Daniel Meadows Archive…Talking Picture no. 17: Mr Cothrow
The perils, pitfalls and pleasures of competitive leek growing.
The Daniel Meadows Archive is at The Library of Birmingham, ref:MS2765
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Talking Picture no. 16: George Hepple — Daniel Meadows

George Hepple, a retired blacksmith from Haltwhistle, as featured in  Living Like This (Meadows, Daniel. 1975. Living Like This: Around Britain in the Seventies. London: Arrow.) .
The Daniel Meadows Archive is in the Library of Birmingham.

Talking Picture no. 16: George Hepple
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