Coronavirus UK Book

mickyates Culture, Documentary, Ideas, Mick's Photo Blog, Photobooks, Photography Leave a Comment

Very pleased to announce the publication of Coronavirus UK, in a signed, limited edition. The project combines an image taken daily during the Covid-19 crisis – either at home from the studio or during some personal activity locally, with a news headline from that same morning. There is discordancy and often paradox between the headline and the photograph. The first …

Reflections on the Pandemic

mickyates Documentary, Ethics, Mick's Photo Blog, Photography Leave a Comment

My photographic project on the pandemic and lockdown has also meant daily research and establishment of accurate medical facts, social statistics and news headlines. Today, I got a copy of Richard Horton’s book, The COVID-19 Catastrophe. Horton has been the editor of the globally influential Lancet peer-review medical journal since 1995. A man not without controversy, but also someone not afraid …