Artist Simon Buckley lives in the city of Salford, just across the Irwell from Manchester. where he has lived for most of his life. His work explores themes of transition within the urban environment and is currently running the Not Quite Light project, which examines themes of heritage and regeneration at dawn and dusk. His work has been published nationally and internationally, and he has exhibited in the UK, France, Germany, Hong Kong and China.
We Play in Time
The Weavers Factory, 1st June - 30th June, 2019
‘We Play In Time’ is a photographic exhibition about Saddleworth and its Dobcross Silver Band. Simon followed the brass band for a year, creating a time capsule using low-light photography, video and sound. He recorded a piece of music inspired by the history of the band and photographed Saddleworth at dusk, revealing a silent and hidden world.