Biography

Chris is a writer, director and photographer from the UK. In his early career, Chris was a member of the audiovisual collective Addictive TV. They produced experimental films, motion graphics and the long-running ITV1 electronic music series Mixmasters. As a live audiovisual act, Addictive TV were voted No.1 VJs in the world by DJMag, performing at events/venues including: Le Centre Pompidou, The ICA, The BFI, Glastonbury Festival, Mutek and Cork Opera House.  

Over the last decade, Chris has focused on photography and moving image across experimental, documentary and fiction. Exploring our relationship with folklore, landscape, architecture and the uncanny.

Chris’s work has screened at film, photography and art festivals globally. And in 2018 his feature documentary New Town Utopia, narrated by Jim Broadbent, was released theatrically to widespread acclaim, including four-star reviews in The Guardian, The Times and The Financial Times. It played at festivals around the world and was selected as ‘Best of the fest’ at Rotterdam Architecture Film Festival. 

New Town Utopia is also cross-platform work that also comprises a publication of poetry, photography and theory (featuring contributions from Jonathan Meades, Owen Hatherley and Gillian Darley), and a video installation entitled New Town Utopia x Magic Party Place. This collaboration with photographer CJ Clarke has exhibited at the Sharjah Biennale (Beirut), Format Photography Festival and Rich Mix, London.