Dreams of Avarice

It is 1987 in the City of London. Photographer Anna Fox is in a cafe armed with a Plaubel Makina 6 x 7 medium format film camera with a wide-angle lens and flash. On a commission from Camerawork Gallery and The Museum of London, Fox has been documenting London office life. Today she is photographing men […]

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Memory of a Free Festival

I have a memory of him standing there, fearless with arms outstretched through the heat of a long-ago festival afternoon. The more I look at this photograph the further I slip down a Where’s Wally search for my teenage face somewhere amongst the crowd. Later in the whirl of a lysergic night he was there still, arms wide open […]

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River Way (Roadblock)

  River Way (Roadblock) is an unsettling photograph in which nothing is quite as it seems. Two battered and burned out cars face each other, blockading an improbable road empty of life but full of suggestions and traces. Yellow no-parking lines curve around corners to possible bustling high streets. Scorch marks on kerbstones and walls propose […]

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