Alastair Cook works predominantly with photography and video to explore communities undergoing significant transformation and to consider the relationship between between individuals and the landscapes they occupy. He is the founder of Documenting Britain, driven by his desire to document the archipelago that is the British Isles. Alastair is also the founder of the international artists’ moving image project, Filmpoem and a member of the curatorial group Fèis. He is currently making work as artist in residence at Kaunas Photography Gallery in Lithuania, supported by Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow.
Filmpoem is an artists’ moving image project founded by artist Alastair Cook in 2010. Working in association with The Poetry Society, we are an international touring film festival, committed to delivering education and community projects as well as producing and promoting the work of poets, filmmakers and composers.