Dean Ayotte

Dean Ayotte
  • Freelance photographer and producer. Follow on Twitter: @Dean_Ayotte

Ideas and Action

Woodcuts & Inks: Carving political messages

Old school printmaking processes are revived to produce campaign materials in the run up to the general election

“You are definitely not alone”: Using art to tackle the teenage mental health taboo

Photoessay: keeping printing press alive

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Off the streets and into the ring

Bristol’s inner-city boxing clubs are teaching lessons that reach beyond fitness and footwork


A Big Housing Conversation to address a big housing crisis.

Ideas and Action

Byron Burgers: Protest in Clifton

A long overdue victory

A story of one Bristolian’s struggle against the giants of the construction industry

Interactive: Why did some of us vote leave?

To what extent do people’s sense of community, perception of influence and opportunity, or access to resources impact the way they voted in the EU...

Behind the bike: Bristol's bicycle couriers talk their trade

Cycle couriering has been changing in Bristol of late - what's life like for the people who pedal?

Feeling undervalued, unheard - but determined. Talking to doctors on Bristol’s pickets today.

Today junior doctors in Bristol joined thousands of their colleagues across England in striking against the proposed changes to their contracts by the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt. The Bristol Cable joined one of the pickets.....

The Happiness Industry

Will Davies is a senior lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London and writes on mental health, political economy and modern Capitalism.  His book The Happiness...

Working Yourself to Death?

Depression, work and future possibilities in Bristol and beyond

The history of struggle at Avonmouth Docks

The Avonmouth Docks have been a site of dispute since opening in 1877 as detailed in these six events from 1923 to the present day.

“I’ve got to be honest, things are bad across the board.” What is the state of Bristol’s mental health?

This podcast was created based on first hand experiences of the mental health system in the context of  five years of Coalition cuts between 2010...