WIP – By chance I happened to notice a link to a live talk coming up with Martin Parr on a facebook post. Being a fan of Martin Parr’s work I made a calendar note and was pleased when I was able to log in to listen to his live talk with 1854 about creating work within the current lock down.
Since starting this course the world has changed beyond recognition in a way we could never have seen coming. We, like most of the world, are currently in lockdown; told by our government to stay home to avoid the spread of Covid-19 which has spread across the globe killing 100s of thousands of people and bringing healthcare systems (and economies) to their knees. As a result, even the thought of the square mile beyond my front door seems a million worlds away. Roads are empty, shops closed and playgrounds quiet. As much as I want to document this time and how it is affecting us all, I have to also…