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The Jam Jar Collective is a group of artists, makers, programmers and doers. We like to play with technology and make nice things. We think that working with other people is a brill way to get things done and often learn something in the process. We like openness, sharing, making and doing.

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Candle House Light Installation

Candle House Light Installation

  Commissioned by Lumen to design a week long light installation for the launch of Candle House in the centre of Leeds next to the train station. Candle House is 23 storey cylindrical building designed by Carey Jones. The building was named after the candle and tallow packing warehouses that used to reside on this...
The Horse in Motion

The Horse in Motion

The Horse in Motion is a reworking of Edweard Muybridges 1887 image through mobile projection performace. The performance frees the horse from over a hundred years of being screen static to once again be set in motion. Throughout the performance, the screen or canvas is the constructed from the passing architecture or urban spaces where...
Our City Our Music – Chops

Our City Our Music – Chops

Our City our Music is a geo-located music video album spread across hidden spaces in Leeds. To see these videos you have to travel to the spaces with a GPS device, then you can download each of videos in the spaces they were recorded. I worked with Ben Halsall to make a video for the...
Pistol Pete We will Miss You

Pistol Pete We will Miss You

Recently a close friend and collaborator Peter Bamford AKA Pistol Pete passed on to the great circuit board in the sky.  After his funeral we used the Graffiti Research Labs L.A.S.E.R tagging software to do a tribute.  Go get em Pete!
AuthentiCITY

AuthentiCITY

Video and write up soon.  Has been lost in the website update! The project was Included in a presentation given by James Hill at the International Downtown Associations global annual conference in New York on the 15th and 16th of September 2006 – ‘Big Dream, Bold Ideas’. ‘Leeds has been invited to present about Light...