‘Jimy and the Moon’ at auction…

I have donated a framed print of ‘Jimy and the Moon’ to the Coppafeel auction to be held this coming Saturday 30th march at the Marina Club on the Barbican in Sutton Harbour. Coppafeel are a charity aim to stamp out late detection and misdiagnosis of breast cancer.


24″ x 16″ chromogenic colour print ifloating in recessed custom frame handmde by the artist.

Limited edition numbered print of 76  RRP £245

Auction starts at 7pm and tickets are £7 on the door. People can also can donate here: www.virginmoneygiving.com/LauraPlane.

The auction is a repeat event organised by Laura Plane (last year the event raised over £4000) and you can expect to see a wide range and a long list of items up for grabs including original art work from Radio 1 DJ Fearne Cotton, Toby Ray and other local artists, a child’s mini BMW, meals in local restaurants and 2 tickets to the FA cup final!Check more out here: Coppafeel Auction on Facebook

Tickets will be £7 with all proceeds going to CoppaFeel! and you will receive a drink on arrival. There also be live music and a DJ, a raffle, cash prizes to be won, cupcakes and special boobielishious cocktails!!
Please spread the word and invite as many friends as possible and share this event where possible. Tickets are available on the door or please contact Laura through the facebook page for more details.

Sightings 5 / LSFF 2012

Sink Swim premiered at the London Surf Film Festival on Saturday night and to a great reception. (Photo Cred - Simon Plunket). The project was a very unique one for us with no pre-production at all, in fact we had absolutely no idea that we were going to be making a film as we arrived in Indonesia and  even as we started shooting there was no story. We had very limited kit and zero budget.  As we moved through our trip the film seemed to write itself, although with little in the way of idea development and absolutely no script or storyboard to follow. It is because of this that Sink Swim has been a very personal project and for it to be so well received at the festival was very inspiring to us. In fact the whole festival was a great inspiration for future projects, more on the festival in a future post. For the moment here is Sightings 5 which was screened after Sink Swim as a little bonus surf short (perhaps to make up for the lack of surf in the main film…!)

Thanks goes out to Chris, Demi and the team at London Surf Film Festival for a great event, one I am looking forward to seeing grow over the next few years…


Sightings 5 / 6 from karmakaze on Vimeo.


Sink Swim at the London Surf Film Festival

Our film Sink Swim is screening at the london surf film festival at 9.55 pm Sat night alongside Tracking. It’s a fictional piece 12 minutes long with a dark undertone and although filmed during our last trip to Indonesia only has a few waves in, its a little different so keep an open mind… we are hoping some of you will join us at the screening…


International Short


Sink Swim, John Eldridge, Mathilda Friström, UK, 2012, 12 mins.

Sink Swim is a no-budget art house short set in a tropical idyll of freedom, warmth and waves. Two fictional characters become separated in this beautiful yet brooding piece.

Director: John Eldridge / Mathilda Friström

Camera: Mathilda Friström / John Eldridge
Produced by: Karmakaze
Music: Niels Nielsen


// Accompanied by Sightings 5/6 – UK, 2012, 5mins

(screening with Tracking)


AB3 European Fish Fry

I’m looking forward to the AB3 European Fish Fry this coming weekend where Mathilda and I will both be displaying  artwork and photography respectively. I will also be bringing along one of my first shaped, as seen in the previous post – the Dead Donkey…


Also looking forward to the possibility of a beard trim by ol’ Natty himself.

Sink Swim : Sightings 2 / 6

No 2. I’m surfing a 7’4″ tracker-inspired single-fin gun shaped by Ellis Ericson.  Extra props go out to Mathilda for the hours spent in what was essentially a dinghy with the heavy lens / dslr combo… no mean feat for anyone. Music by Niels Nielsen again. Turn this one up loud…