“Cookies”

Sometimes FairytalesHaving been involved a project with artist JR called “Inside Out” which globally made the city walls a canvas and bring work alive,  I decided to try and do something like this again.  Rather than hire a space and print and frame photos, I have printed a series of work at A0 (33×48 inches) and will paste them around Dublin on paper.

This project has been a collaboration with the lovely Rebecca Welch who gave me the extra layer to the image..her “cookies”..a series of words put together to convey emotion in an incredible way. I have a collection of these and could cover Dublin in photos…which I might.

Because of the nature of weather/business and people..this body of work may have a short or long time span (one of the first collection of 5 is still on display in Dublin) so I have started to show these in the city centre.  If you see one..take a photo and hash tag a post #cookies where ever you can..the idea of this collection is to make art..make people think and share it.

Peace

Having been playing with moving images a little more over the last while..I had the chance to work with the incredible musician/photographer/painter that is Nina Meyer. Wanting to try and convey an air of peace in this project but still add the movement that I edit into most of my video’s..shot in the bird filled skies of Dublin..the warm waters of Sorrento and the lush forests of Wicklow. Thanks to Nina for the magical piano piece which adds such depth to the visuals.

An evening with the Rubberbandits

Having made arrangements to shoot the lads portraits in Belfast..we decided to do a mini shoot and have some fun.  I admire where these gentlemen have taken who and what they are, they have a fan base and they use it to educate people..make them laugh..inform and make them dance..what is not to love..aswell as wearing plastic bags on their heads..not black or white or rich or poor or anything.

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The Sandwich

Having worked on the art for Mr Cas on the last few mix he has released (https://www.mixcloud.com/MrCas/) I had asked him could we collaborate on a piece together where he would do the score for a video project of a number of GoPro videos I have shoot over the last while in different locations. In doing this..I decided to ask a number of people to get involved such as the wonderful Arlene Caffrey from Irish pole dancing academy (http://irishpoledanceacademy.com/), I had also done a project a few years back with Dublin Thai Boxing (www.facebook.com/dublin.thaiboxing) so I approached the gentleman that is Paddy Douglas who was training for an upcoming title fight to get involved along with members of Dublin Thai boxing.
This is the first of two pieces I am doing with Mr Cas and look forward to adding more to the collection soon.
I would like to thank everyone who has been involved and help inspire,

BoB
www.bobdixonphotography.com

Memory..is a diary that we all carry around with us

From the 1916 photo exhibition in JJ Sweetman bar, document with the signing of the cease fire of the 1916 rising by P.Pearse

From the 1916 photo exhibition in JJ Sweetman bar, document with the signing of the cease fire of the 1916 rising by P.Pearse

Shoot with Irish pole dancing champion Arlene Caffrey for part of a video project

Shoot with Irish pole dancing champion Arlene Caffrey for part of a video project

Swan Lake

Swan Lake

St Patrick's day in Dublin

St Patrick’s day in Dublin

Frank Turner

Frank Turner

Frank Turner

Frank Turner

Time

Time

Delighted to have been involved with the Radio Nova "radiothon" with Focus Ireland raising over €50,000 for homelessness

Delighted to have been involved with the Radio Nova “radiothon” with Focus Ireland raising over €50,000 for homelessness

I was lucky enough to be able to do a portrait shoot with the excellent Waldorf and Cannon who were supporting Frank Turner on some of his Irish leg of his tour. I’ve been playing around with my GoPro camera taking some wider angle images on a remote system and expected the Academy to be a good venue for this so I decided to shoot a video of a song which I have linked below.  Thanks again to the lads and Frank for a great night.