Offshore Activities

Swiss Family

VA currently contributes bass guitar and visuals to Swiss Family, a musically loose yet conceptually tight art band.

Rothko paints a Flower

A Graphic Novella first published in 2014 by Bare Hill Publishing under la nom de guerre Cheek by Joel.


Various hosts tongue&groove, a monthly show on community radio playing an eclectic mix of garage, soul, new wave, sarcasm and rock 'n' roll...

death + glitter

Since 2017 VA has been one half of a collaborative project with Helen Grundy.

We Are The Children... (Johnson/Reader) Factory Nights/Rednile Projects.




Sometimes the world can seem a scary place, so many ideas and so little time. This is a list of titles for work I have yet to make and fear I may run out of time before seeing them realised.

Pizza Beats in the Time of St John // Hold Me Close, Tiny Panza // Animal Farm - Petting Zoo // Leisure:Complex // Why Breathe in When You Can Blow Out // Right That Down // All He Needed Was The Air That She’d Breathed // Looking At One Thing and Seeing Another // What is it, What Does it Want? // Everything Happening, Simultaneously, All at Once, at the Same Time and in the Same Place // Map of Monday / Map of Mundane // Zeitgeist Baby // One Note Sinatra // Theolonious Loneliness // A Rainbow of M.I.L.F // The Winter Brides // There is a Light That Never Comes On // Assembly // Exile on Broad Street