Peripheral Vision (exhibition)
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Peripheral Vision (2007) was the name of a collaboration and exhibition between the Edinburgh artists Martin Smith, Reuben Paris and Colin Usher. The show, conceived and executed within a 48-hour time period, was shot in the Leith area of Edinburgh. It featured a style of photography that mixed crime scene incidents with associated visual narratives and occasionally texts that were both found and devised.
Martin Smith (film maker) is a filmmaker who wrote and directed the 2006 Scottish BAFTA Award winning short Tracks. He has also directed music videos for acts such as Thirteen:13, Arab Strap (band), The Delgados and King Creosote amongst others. His first short film Accidents featured Kate Dickie (Red Road).
Reuben Paris. After graduating from Napier University (photography film and television BA honors) in 1996 Reuben Paris has been a freelance commercial photographer working for multiple design and advertising agencies for a cross section of high profile clients locally and internationally. He has always found time to exhibit his personal work at least twice a year on his own or as a collaboration.
Colin Usher is the founder of Sweet Day Records (an independent music label in Scotland) and Junior Jet Club (an independent media company specialising in producing new media for the music industry). His skills include a particular focus on digital film production and new media content for mobile platforms. He is also an independent photographer. Colin has produced directed, filmed and edited a wide array of TV commercials, pop videos (for Sony Music, Persevere Records, Plastique Records, etc.) and corporate films (for Lloyds TSB, Ford Motors, The Institute of Science & Technology, Standard Life). For the past 7 years, Colin has been involved with Persevere Records in a media capacity working on The Proclaimers last 5 albums.
- Peripheral Vision electronic view
- Peripheral Vision official website
- Reuben Paris official website
- Colin Usher official website
- Martin Smith official website