This series of photos was inspired by Italian Alfredo Camisa who had set himself a challange to capture each letter of the alphabet from signage that he came across. From 1955 and 1961, he managed 16 photographs that resulted in his Alfabeto Urbano. I tried to follow the initial … Continue readingBring me the head of Alfredo. .
I went to see this fabulous 26-foot high (8m) sculpture made out of knives and intended as a tribute to victims of knife crime which is being exhibited outside the Liverpool Anglican cathedral. The 100,000 weapons forming the Knife Angel have either been confiscated or … Continue readingKnife Angel – Cathedral
An eventful day saw us visit three gems of Merseyside.. The every inspiring Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight (to visit the Quentin Blake exhibition), my first ever visit to Birkenhead Park and a well-deserved grapefruit Shofferhofer in the expertly lit mezzanine of the … Continue readingLady lever, Birkenhead Park and the H1780
This project was, on the face of it, simply a challenge to take 30 photos of the subjects noted on the sheet. In practise however what seemed to be a relatively straightforward concept, which would be so easy if you went archive diving but of … Continue readingP H O T O 30 Shot Challenge
Some really excellent exhibitions at this year’s Liverpool’s Biennial. We only just touched on some for this visit so plenty of time to explore them all! One was This is Shanghai displayed in the Cunard building was well worth a look. It explores and celebrates … Continue readingLiverpool Biennial and Graffiti