Published on Thu Jul 21, 2011 by David J Colbran
"Out on the Streets"
"As public sector service cuts take place and plans about changes to the higher education system come into effect, there has been an uprising in street protest in the UK.
The project shows both peaceful and violent reactions to changes in society under a new Government and the response from police and stewards trying to control events. It poses questions about the effectiveness of police tactics during modern demonstrations, the validity of new and alternative methods of protest used by some groups and the sudden re-awakening of a student political movement."
The below images were exhibited at The Bluecoat Arts Centre in Liverpool as part of the Look 11 Photography Festival 13th May to 26th June 2011. Also images from this show have featured in national media recently.
The festival was a great success, hopefully I will get the opportunity to work with this festival again in the future.
You can view / follow me / comment on this work on the Behance network - Out on the Streets - Look11 exhibition
.....Tags: exhibition, uk-uncut, protest, demo, demonstration, personal
Author: David J Colbran
A really interesting commission working with Livv Housing documenting a fire and rescue exercise in high-rise residential apartments in Kirkby. These are the people who will literally save your life!
Another Liverpool industrial photography commission under the belt and more hi-viz PPE added to the boot of the car. This time nice and local in the Old Swan, a couple of miles away from home. It was for the Lister Drive Greener Grid Park installation which is currently under construction.
Nice commission at the ACC Liverpool - Conference Venue on the waterfront. It is a venue I know very well, having worked at dozens of business events, conferences and exhibitions since it opened. It really does compete to be the UK's number one multipurpose arena and convention centre.
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