Changing the Story

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Frank Finlay, Dean of Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures at the University of Leeds put me in touch with Paul Cooke. Paul is Professor at the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures – School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds. I am hopeful to get some 2020 ‘action’ via collaboration, and possibly an exhibition in Leeds. We are all …

Dorothea Lange

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A while back I was asked to make a short presentation to the PhotoBath group on an image that has always inspired me. It actually didn’t take long to decide that it was Dorothea Lange‘s photograph taken during the Great Depression, in California (Nipomo), in 1936. It is generally known as “Migrant Mother“. Dorothea Lange. 1936. Migrant Mother of Seven. Nipomo. Dorothea was commissioned by the …