The Imaginarium synopsis

copyright Gary Nicholls
copyright Gary Nicholls

As the Imaginarium story picks up some pace, Gary Nicholls – the photographer responsible for this complex story of woe, suffering, steampunk and ultimately, salvation – has sent me the synopsis to his Imaginarium story. He’s also been kind enough to disclose two photographs.
There’s still space for any steampunks that wish to take part in the project. If you’re interested, contact Gary via his Facebook page. Some of the photography will take place in British locations as well as abroad. The sample images in this article were taken at Papplewick Pumping Station. Continue reading “The Imaginarium synopsis”

Gary Nicholls explains the Necessitti

As I follow the adventures of Gary Nicholls – the British photographer I’ve written about twice, now – I’m privy to some marvellous creations that he and his team are concocting. I received an electronic telegram from Gary about a device in his Imaginarium story called the Necessitti. He’s allowed me to include some photographs of the object which is simply stunning and would look delightful on my desk. Below, he explains the history of the Necessitti from its conception to the final product which the first image. The Necessitti is an object of pure beauty and mysticism. It holds … Continue reading Gary Nicholls explains the Necessitti

British steampunk photographer exhibition

Gary Nichols, a British photographic artist taking the steampunk world by storm, is preparing to release the first tranche of his conceptualised neo-gothic fairy story eponymously based on the Victorian fairground attractions of The Imaginarium. This fantastical tale celebrates the redemption of one woman’s journey from ruination to salvation. Gary doesn’t just take photographs. He uses photographs to create art. Three of his original composite images have been chosen for an exhibition in New York City (between 25 July and 10 September) while he will be displaying the first chapters of The Imaginarium at “The Asylum” – the largest purely … Continue reading British steampunk photographer exhibition