Tim Bradshaw grew up on a farm surrounded by decaying agricultural machinery in half-derelict buildings. While he was distracted by less interesting things the landscape of his childhood was stolen and replaced by a sanitised copy of itself, suitable for commuters and tourists. He is interested in making pictures of the remaining fragments of this lost place.
interested in ‘unsanctioned culture’: things created without the blessing of
any central authority and usually ignored or derided by critics until,
strangely, they suddenly become something that the very same critics have
always supported. I believe that what happens underneath and out of sight of
the fortresses of art and taste frequented by overpaid and overfed drones like
me is almost always more interesting and important than what happens inside