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2019 WEBAWARD Winners!

Web Award 2019

Four Corner's Archive has won 'Best Photography Website' in the 2019 WEBAWARDS


Posted on 17th December 2019 at 12:00am

TAGS: award, winners, webawards, design, photography

Behind the Lens: Tricia Widdison

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In the early 1970s Tricia Widdison’s moved with her husband David to Toxteth, Liverpool, an area then wracked with economic stagnation and unemployment. Together they set about documenting their community. Tricia and David sought to represent the people of Toxteth from their own perspective, as an antidote to the romanticisation or castigation with which they were so often depicted. 

Tricia's photographs formed the exhibition ‘Bedford St. Liverpool 8’, which opened at Half Moon Gallery in May 1973. We spoke to her about the project... 
 


Posted on 3rd September 2019 at 12:00am

TAGS: liverpool, poverty, housing, inner cities, documentary

Behind the Lens: Paul Trevor

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On 13 August 1977, the far-right National Front attempted to march from New Cross to Lewisham, leading to a violent confrontation with counter demonstrators and the police. 

Remembered today as the Battle of Lewisham, it was the first time that the National Front were prevented from marching, and the first time that riot shields were deployed by UK police.

Camerawork founder-member Paul Trevor was one of the many photographers present that day. The events, and how they were documented, became the focus of the first special issue of the magazine.  We spoke to Paul about how it came to be. 

 


Posted on 1st August 2019 at 12:00am

TAGS: battle of lewisham, photography, photojournalism, national front, anti-racism, protest, lewisham, police violence, police

Behind the Lens: Mike Goldwater

Mike Goldwater in the Camerawork offices

For the next installment of our Behind the Lens interview series, we spoke to photographer and Camerawork co-founder Mike Goldwater about the early days of the magazine. 


Posted on 10th July 2019 at 12:00am

TAGS: interview, archive, photography, camerawork magazine

Behind the Lens: a new series of archive interviews

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Today is the first birthday of Four Corners Archive! 

To celebrate, we are delving deeper into the archives with a new series of interviews and collaborations. First up, we spoke to Daniel Meadows about his 1977 exhibition Shuttles, Steam and Soot.


Posted on 14th June 2019 at 12:00am

TAGS: interviews, daniel meadows, lancashire, workers, cotton industry, mechanical reproduction, industrial decline, touring exhibition