Mark Vessey Podcast Released Now on Art Related Noise

Mark Vessey is a photographer known for his large scale representations of collections. His work evoking a kind of nostalgia. Memory is an important element, the collections he photographs are then created large scale.

Speaking to Art Related Noise, our podcast with Enter Gallery, he tells us about his latest works. Collections of film soundtracks as well as soundtracks from musical theatre. Gathering together the old vinyl records he puts them together and photographs the spines. The result is a carefully crafted image invoking memory and a space in time.

Podcast with Photographer Mark Vessey

Mark Vessey next to his ‘Mother Piece’ of Film Soundtracks

Additionally Mark Vessey tells us about his experience of lockdown. Deciding to take a conscious step back he describes how the time spent alone has enabled him to reflect. Finding himself in New York when the lockdown hit over there, he was able to take stock when he returned. With things slowing down, rather than double down and make more work, he chose to take space for himself.

Living in Brighton it was the sea which provided a major outlet. Everyday he would immerse himself in it. “No two swims are ever the same” he tells me. Describing the experience further as one which was spiritual. Being at one with nature was the tonic he needed to reflect, take stock and return refreshed with a new perspective when the lockdown finished.

Mark Vessey was interviewed on 5 December 2020 as part of the Art Related Noise podcast series with Enter Gallery. His ‘soundtracks‘ release is available from Enter Gallery and was launched in 8 December 2020.

S4 // E04 Charlotte Rose Art Related Noise by Enter Gallery

Charlotte Rose is an artist heavily influenced by 60’s culture and fashion. Her work pokes fun at the marketing of the era. Bringing in familiar imagery and combining it with other cultural icons to create some impactful pop art. Now with two sell out solo exhibitions behind her, she explains how the lockdown had forced her to move away from a successful modeling career into an altogether riskier artistic one. It was a decision that paid off and now her work is an Enter Gallery favorite
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Mark Vessey speaking to Inspiring City at home in Brighton

To read our previous interview with photographer Mark Vessey click here.


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