Ian Breakwell: Re-inventing the Diary

All works copyright © the Estate of Ian Breakwell and courtesy of Anthony Reynolds Gallery unless otherwise stated.

This website is part of artist Ian Breakwell's AHRC fellowship project The Diary Re-invented, based at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design.

Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design.

Audio Sources

The audio materials used on this website come from original sound works created by Ian Breakwell, first published as:
'The Walking Man' from Dialogues, Audio Arts (Supplement), London 1981
'Ian Breakwell's Diary 1970-1980' from CD2 (the BBC Radio 3 serialisation of The Diary in 1990) from Vocals, a 4-CD boxed set, 237 mins, Loughborough University, 2004.


Material on this website is protected by copyright. It may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way. Prior written consent of the copyright holder must be obtained for any other use of material.

Research Team

Principal Investigator - Felicity Sparrow
Research Fellow - Nicola Percy
Sound Editor - Conor Kelly
Video Editor - Alex Fry
Web development - coob

Advisory Group

Chris Wainwright
Anthony Reynolds
Jane Gibb
Steven Ball


With thanks to Stephen Partridge at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, staff at Afterall London and James Lauder, CSM.