We caught up with the unapologetic, Barnsley-based image-maker Broth Tarn or otherwise known as “Dennis the Menace in a gold necklace” for this week’s Neighbourhood Watch.
Tell us a little bit about yourself, what do you do and why do you do it?
Broth Tarn born, Broth Tarn bred, Broth Tarn til am f****n dead.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
Compo from last of the summer wine.
How would your friends describe you?
‘Style icon. Music Listener. Goose to my ice-man. Brave walker. Ignorant of Universes. Sleeper through moments of import. Waste of space. Mate’ A.C ‘Go to tech man, Burberry mad, Morrisons’ salad box advocate and a bit like Billy from KES – always trying to catch birds from Barnsley’ C.B ‘Calm cool collected, Dennis the Menace in a gold necklace. Bad boy goujon’ S.B
What do you believe in?
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
If you could change one thing about the fashion industry, what would it be?
Not arsed. It’s dripping wet, arr kid could skim a 6er over it, easy. Doesn’t matter to me, am a real photographer
Who run the world?
LADS NOT ON TOUR / NIL NIL
What are you obsessed with right now?
Liam Gallagher n Pornhub.
What are your hopes for the future?
Bang Kanye West, tea bag arr jud, get away with murder.
What’s the best piece of advice you were ever given?
‘Look after number one’ – Dad.
Here at Neighbourhood, we believe an editorial platform should be a community, what does the word community mean to you?
B R O T H T A R N – friends n family looking after each other. Mentally, physically and financially when it gets wrong. Writing stories, poems n songs together. Photographing each other when shit needs to be remembered. Spending arr allowances on experiences. N sayin hello to folk next door!
Keep up to date with Broth Tarn via Instagram.