Exhibition: Sefton Open 2022

Three prints from my ongoing Liverpool’s Boss! project are currently on show at The Atkinson in Southport, as part of The Sefton Open 2022. The Sefton Open is an annual exhibition celebrating the creativity and artistic talent across the borough. In 2022 The Atkinson welcomes the return of the exhibition into their galleries, as 2020 and 2021 were presented online. The Atkinson This is the … Continue reading Exhibition: Sefton Open 2022

Book Review: Memory by Bernadette Mayer

Memory by Bernadette Mayer.My rating: 4 of 5 stars. I’m a big fan of photobooks, and already have way too many in my collection, including books by Stephen Shore, William Eggleston, Alec Soth, Linda McCartney, Martin Parr, Raymon Depardon, David Bailey, and many others. I wasn’t familiar with Bernadette Mayer’s work until recently, but as soon as I discovered the concept behind Memory, I knew … Continue reading Book Review: Memory by Bernadette Mayer

Dad was an Artist (So was Mum)

When my dad passed away, me and my siblings inherited a collection of thousands of family photographs. One of my older brothers took charge of them and spent a long time scanning prints, before sharing them online for the rest of us to enjoy. I often look through them, and frequently come across images that seem to transcend the everyday family snapshot. The featured image … Continue reading Dad was an Artist (So was Mum)