The Breach

Exploring the boundaries between us, our collective responsibility to each other and the limits of personal freedom.

My son Jack wins Silver Award

Salvador is a personal project created by Jack Adamson during his travels to El Salvador, in partnership with Glasswing International. This series of images is a selection from a wider body of work that has been published in a catalogue, which has been sent to the Graphis offices as a physical accompaniment to this submission. The photographic account and accompanying story tell of his personal experiences and interactions with everyday people during his stay.
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Change Maker Of The Year Award

I wasn’t expecting this award. Feel honoured and humbled. I’m just delighted that all the social projects that we do (mostly out of work) are recognised in the Design and Advertising industry for the social impact the projects are having. Thank you to all the Judges at Drum this year.

CHELTENHAM FOLK WINS GOLD

Really honored to have recived Gold at the Graphis International Photography Awards for Journalism 2020
For full story and all potraits go to Cheltenham Folk in the Studies section…

11 Ambassadors For Vulnerable Children & Young People speak about their PEEL experience

This is Chloe. One of the 11 Ambassadors for Vulnerable Children & Young People in Gloucestershire who came on the PEEL workshop weekend. This is what she had to say in one minute about the project.

11 Ambassadors for Vulnerable Children & Young People speak about their PEEL experience

This is Abie, Henry and Rael. 3 of the 11 Ambassadors for Vulnerable Children & Young People in Gloucestershire who came on the PEEL workshop weekend. This is what they had to say in one minute about the project.

PEEL workshop with youth ambassadors

If you ever thought you’d had a hard life, think again.

Welcome to the 11 Ambassadors for Vulnerable Children & Young People in Gloucestershire. These exceptional young adults are employed by Gloucestershire County Council to support the voice of the child in Children’s Services. They have grown in strength and resilience to become mentors for others who have experienced similar childhood hardship and traumas.
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BUILD SOUND MINDS

Nothing makes me more happy than sharing my own experiences, the good, the bad and lessons learnt, with young people who are on the beginnings of their own journeys of discovering and shaping their true identities. So it was an honour to speak to the 500+ enthusiastic bright student this morning in Princess Hall at Cheltenham Ladies Collage.Poetry and Photography in action. Part of a series of talks on Mental Wellbeing at the Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival.
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SALVADOR BY JACK ADAMSON

Salvador is a personal project created by Jack Adamson during his travel to El Salvador, in partnership with Glasswing International. The photographic account and accompanying story tell of his personal experiences and interactions with everyday people during his stay.

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Private View Evening

Great time spent with friends and family at the Cheltenham Folk Private View Exhibition.

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Cheltenham Folk BBC Interview

Cheltenham Folk Exhibition Posters Go Up In Town Centre. ‪

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Exhibition Posters in the High Street

Giant posters went up in the Brewery Quarters Monday 11th of Feb with BBC Radio getting reactions form people in the street.

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LFI features Cheltenham Folk Project

This months issue of LFI International features the Cheltenham Folk project I started two years ago.

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EXHIBITION 2019 – A PORTRAIT OF CHELTENHAM FOLK

Street Photography and PEEL workshops
exploring self Identity with poetry & Photography

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BBC RADIO REPORT ON PROJECT PEEL IN SCHOOLS ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY.

A Gloucestershire school is piloting the new PEEL programme to combat the impact of social media on student mental health. Newent Community School has already received training to run project PEEL – which was created and developed by us at Agency ASHA. ASHA has been working in partnership with the Diocese of Gloucestershire to take the PEEL project into schools.

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Soldier

This is a short film I made for my Sons of Adam study. I have 4 children and I’ve realised that the memories they treasure the most are the times when we have made things together.

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Artist Feature: Sputnik Magazine

In Artist of the Week, we celebrate faith-driven artists making quality work for universal audiences.

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Roses Creative Awards 2018

We’re over the moon. Project PEEL wins another GOLD AWARD and SILVER for best photography and for Most Creative use of Media. Lots of praise for the students and young trainers who did a fantastic job on this project and the ASHA design team. Great team work.

http://www.rosescreativeawards.com/roses-creative-awards-2018/32-craft-photography/exploring-self-identity

This Design Life Interview

1. When did you realise you wanted to be a designer?
It was more a case of not having a choice. I grew up in Africa and went to a Swedish mission school until I was 12. Then we moved to Denmark (my mother is Danish) and I went to a Danish school until I was 15.

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Artist Feature: Luke Carlino of LD Global talks to Marksteen about the PEEL Project

The work of Marksteen Adamson is intriguing. He is a founding partner of Asha who gained an international reputation for being an inspiring creative strategist and problem solver. Marksteen advises global companies, governments, countries, and charities on brand strategy and brand behaviour. We are lucky enough to have Marksteen share two personal projects he works on outside of his day-to-day work.

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