Drawn to The Land in French Magazine “ArMen”

I really enjoyed this interview, the piece is in depth and beautifully written (if my French can be trusted) and it’s excellent to see Drawn To The Land published over 12 pages in ArMen magazine.

 

10 From The North

Katherine Parhar has curated an exhibition at An Lanntair in Stornoway, on the Isle of Lewis including my work Drawn To The Land. This is on show from 10th March – 14th April 2018.

This exhibition of new photographic work from Scotland and the Nordic countries showcases some of the most interesting contemporary imagery being made by female practitioners. The Scottish-based Wildfires collective features established names such as Patricia Macdonald with her work ‘Burnt Moorland: grouse shooting’ and Sophie Gerrard with her ‘Drawn to the Land’ series focusing on women involved with farming. The exhibition also includes a wide variety of approaches to image making, with new work by Karen Vaughan, Margaret Mitchell, Sylvia Grace Borda, Miriam Chefrad and Kotryna Ula Kiliulyte.

New photography from Nordic countries will also be represented, with Icelandic photographer Sigga Ella’s ‘First and Foremost I am’, Norwegian photographer Andrea Gjestvang’s work focusing on the women of the Faroe Islands, and Finnish photographer Iiu Susiraja whose work offers a surreal exploration of self-portraiture.

This exhibition is a collaboration between Dr Katherine Parhar of Wildfires and FÒCAS Scotland, Alex Boyd of An Lanntair and the Flow Festival of Photography.

 

Brexit for The Washington Post

I was commissioned by The Washington Post to go to the very north of Scotland, and tell an important story about Brexit and the NHS.  I’m delighted they put it on Monday’s front cover.

Dr Andreas Herfurt is a German GP living and working in Bettyhill in Sutherland on the north coast of Scotland. “In a survey at the end of last year, the British Medical Association discovered that almost half of the European doctors working in Britain were considering leaving following the Brexit vote, and that nearly 1 in 5 were taking concrete steps — selling homes, looking for jobs.”

Read the full article here words by William Booth

 

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