Exploring identity in self-portraiture: looking back in time

A few weeks ago I visited the Photographers Gallery in London to see the exhibition Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s which runs till the end of January 2017. Some of the images brought to mind work I did on identity and self-portraiture at college in the late 80s and early 90s. The college was called … Read more

hand coloured photos and some vintage self-portraits

There’s an exhibition on at the moment at The Photographer’s Gallery in London called Primrose: Early Colour Photography in Russia.¬† ¬†Here’s an image from the exhibition. I particularly like the theme – it’s a still of a rumba dance from a 1928 film called Albidum by Alexander Rodchenko. The print is silver gelatin with added … Read more