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Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes continues to have occasional screenings throughout the year. Details of upcoming shows can now be found on the dedicated page in the menu. If you are interested in hosting such an event, please go to the contact page and get in touch.  Apart from the many cinema shows, the film has now been screened at comedy clubs, music festivals, arts centres, a cafe, a library, a pub and a couple of large tents.

Michael is currently working with comedian & writer Stewart Lee on a feature length documentary about Britain’s ultimate post-punk survivor Robert Lloyd and the ups and downs of his band of forty years - The Nightingales. If you are interested in the idea of helping fund the film or want to find out about upcoming fundraising gigs, screenings and events - click on the buttons below to visit the website & share on social media. The next fundraiser event - at EartH in Hackney on 14th June - features a screening of Oxide Ghosts:The Brass Eye Tapes introduced by Michael,  a stand-up set of work in progress from Stewart Lee and a chance to see a taster of the film.  More details & tickets here.

music video

Michael has directed the latest video for George Ezra - Pretty Shining People. Watch George audition for some disinterested record company executives here.

art

A retrospective of the work of Cumbrian artist Kevin Carr (1961-2019) - at Florence Arts Centre, Egremont - will feature newly remastered versions of the three films Michael made in collaboration with Kevin in the 1980s and 90s.

20th April - 19th May.  Details here. 

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Michael’s video art, past and present, has now found a new home. Here Comes Everybody is an American experimental cable TV show, broadcasting in Los Angeles, Berkeley, Portland, Seattle & Chicago. The shows can also be viewed on youtube by clicking the episode number below. Look out for early Super 8 and U-Matic videotape work in episodes - 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27 and more recent films in episodes 12 & 22.

currently revolving

Perfect accompaniment to Jonathan Coe’s ‘Middle England’ - part three of the Rotters’ saga.