The Players now available as an e-pub

APPLE BOOKS Romantic Detachment: The Players is a collection of 50 quotations by fictional artists that explore the nature of artists’ practice in relation to the romantic and magical nature of their actions painted upon them by the media and society. The selection of quotations in this publication have a previous life as part installations,…

Starlings Planet News

Starlings Planet, the ironi-rock art pop group are currently developing their first album ‘Urban Wyrd 1’. In advance, EB has a March 8th a digital single will be available. ‘This is it (this is all that there is) AKA 3 from 5″ is a 3 minute pop song consisting of 3 verses and 5 refrains….

Starlings Planet end of year 2019/20

As performer in Starlings Planet, looking forward to writing and recording of first album ‘Urban Wyrd’ in 2020 with the rest of the group. To book us for your exhibition, event, gig, happening, performance….. contact: HERE

the Politician

Edition of 50 with COA screen grab response on Facebook 7/12/19 rh £75.00 incl. P&P in UK contact through this site for further details


Performing as fictional Goth band Purple/Black for Frankenstein Wideboy at Nero’s 82 part of UTCC Performance Festival. Gig presentation at The Moon Cardiff, 17/11/19 As part of tactileBOSCH’s UnderTheCounterCulture, Starlings Planet will be performing as ‘Frankenstein Wideboy’ and performing a set of songs inspired by the Goth scene in Cardiff in the 1980’s. Discover more…

Starlings Planet Gig

23.06.19 at Chapter Arts Centre as Elton Braces of Starlings Planet. Next Gig LE Pub, Newport 14.07.     Sleeve Design for edition of 50 black CD’s. Discs now available at gigs or contact me through WordPress.

Early video work featured in The Last Blockbuster @g39

The Last Blockbuster: Thomas Goddard The use of libraries can seem like an oddity in the age of the internet – we cling to them as a concept, for nostalgia but also see the value in cataloguing, collecting and preserving. Artist Thomas Goddard presents the culmination of his research into the moving image collection within…

new pages on site

In the next week or so I will be archiving projects to gallery and public realm pages so folk can see key elements of practice as opposed to the rolling blog which is on the front page. regards Richard


Starlings Promo – Large 540p from Richard Higlett on Vimeo.