Outerfocus 43 - Chris Suspect

I’m trying to move away from long drawn out show notes that explain everything we cover in these conversations. The whole point of the podcast is to listen and make up your own mind. The fun, for me, was always in the discovery of the work, the photographer, and coming to my own understanding of who they were/are. Have a dig around and you’ll find a lot of information on Chris Suspect. You’ll also find a whole load of great photographs, stories and interviews. (Exploring FAITH)

A bass player formerly of, The Suspects, Chris tells us how he came to photography through looking at images he could use for band posters. He specialises in capturing absurd and profound moments in the quotidian and his street photography work has been recognised internationally and has been exhibited in Miami, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Romania, Georgia and the United Kingdom.

It was great to talk with Chris and we could have gone on for another hour and a half, easily. I very much hope that you enjoy this conversation.

Chris also mentions a secret (or at least unassociated) instagram account he has, and if you find it he’ll give you a print from that account.

Game on!

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Peace out!

See you in two weeks.

Ian