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When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees.

Edwin Bowey, 1948 Olympic Wrestler

A Portrait Of… at Open Eye Gallery Liverpool

I’m delighted to be included in the next exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool. The exhibition called A Portrait Of… uses portraiture to challenge assumptions that we often hold about people. It’s on from 2 August to 29 September. They are showing 22 of my 1948 Olympians series which documents former athletes in their 70s, 80s and 90s, highlighting the rich lives that older people have lived and encouraging reflection on the stories and experiences that exist in all generations. […]

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Wesley Birkett

We Are Here project

As part of Image17, I’ve just started a project called We Are Here. It captures Waltham Forest’s ‘Windrush’ residents who came to the UK from the Caribbean from the 1950s to the 1970s. As well as contemporary portraits we are searching for personal family pictures and mementoes to include the borough archives.  The project will be shown in full at Vestry House Museum in 2020. Launch at E17 Art Trail 1 – 16 June 2019 The first set of images […]

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Interior of Low Hall Nursery School in 1963

Low Hall at 90

I’ve been working with Low Hall Nursery School on a wonderful project, called Wonder at 90, about the 90 year history of the nursery. The school was opened by Margaret McMillan in 1929 and this June, celebrates its 90th birthday. Margaret McMillan, along with her sister Rachel McMillan, was a pioneer in early years education. She was also a suffragist and campaigned for free school meals for all children. Newly discovered photographs will be displayed at Low Hall Nursery during […]

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