I was commissioned to write this a few years ago for the Central European House of Photography in Bratislava (and thank you to all the photo...
Monday, 15 April 2013
Faces of Unemployment
Continuing work from the UK that addresses the current economic crisis and the policy changes that are being inflicted on the country as we speak, here is Molly Lansman's Faces of Unemployment.
The project has the elegance of the giant prints of Wendy Ewald with the sense of the dramatic of Shimon Attie. The blurb says there's a mugshot connection but I don't see that. I still like them very much.
So then - who else is working on this kind of thing in the UK. Send me a link.