Published on Tue Nov 12, 2013 by David Colbran

Art Turning Left is a new exhibition at Tate Liverpool. It is an exploration of how left-wing politics have influenced artists and the work that they produce. A curator called me and said that a contributing artist was keen to have some contemporary and local housing issues covered. Martha Rosler from New York presents her project called If You Lived Here Still  were she documents homelessness in New York City, in 1989 and asked to include words and photographs from a recent piece in Vice Magazine about anti-bedroom tax activisits in Liverpool.

Tate housing photo used

Grassroots bedroom tac activists in Merseyside

Also my work featured alongside another piece by James Margeson in Almanac - a great printed publication by the people that bring you the excellent Seven Streets website. These are some housing images from my archive taken in south Liverpool.

Photography tearsheet housing images

housing photographer Liverpool

 

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