the children and i started working on the alphabet book project three to four years ago. the entire process has been a friend and family collaboration. it evolved as the book developed. i shot many different variations of some of the letters . and soon i realized some of the images could represent more then one letter . the whole process was like building a house with a very strong foundation. i could have been done with the project after the first year i had an image for each letter. however it needed to be perfect . every image had to be great !… Read the rest
Cover image by Tierney Gearon
Home Truths: Photography, Motherhood and Loss
11 October 2013 – 05 January 2014
The Foundling Museum
Four contemporary photographers explore the theme of loss in the relationship between mother and child.
Curator Susan Bright has selected work by Ann Fessler (b. 1950, USA), Tierney Gearon (b. 1963, USA), Miyako Ishiuchi (b. 1947, Japan) and Annu Palakunnathu Matthew (b. 1964, Britain), who use photography in a variety of ways: by digitising vernacular photographs, drawing on documentary and experimental film practice or as a trace.
Set within the emotionally resonant context of the Foundling Museum, Home Truths explores issues that are complex and familiar, haunting and thought-provoking.… Read the rest