TAG : "Photography"
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Stories of Home

STORIES

  Stories of Home is a portrait of the Central and Eastern European communities living in Sandwell, home to the biggest Polish population in the UK. The photographs document and celebrate the everyday aspects of people’s lives – at work or home, at school or a celebration. The work was made during a two-year period […]


The Cracker

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Through a narrow alleyway you enter ‘The Cracker’; rolling grass lined with blackberries and stinging nettles. Motorbikes, peds and quads bark loudly at all times of day. The boys race them until they burn out, perfecting the art of the wheelie. The girls nestle around small fires despite the baking summer sun. Here, everyone knows […]


Estate Return

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In 1990, as a student photographer, Lion Farm Estate chose me.  On a chance visit, the sheer scale of the tower blocks and their bleak setting grabbed my attention – aesthetically and emotionally.  I was looking for an estate that I could photograph that would convey my experience of the ordinariness of daily working class […]


Portraits in Motion

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Winner of the Total Theatre Award for Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015, Volker Gerling is a passionate creator of flipbooks and of the film form he calls Daumenkino– literally ‘thumb-cinema’. Since the summer of 2002 he has walked over 3,500km throughout Germany, creating flipbook portraits of some of the people […]


Sarah Taylor Silverwood on initiating The Women’s Honour Award

NEWS : August 10, 2018

Sarah Taylor Silverwood talks about why she’s collaborated with Multistory to launch The Women’s Honour Award. “The Women’s Honour Award is a chance for people to celebrate someone who goes above and beyond for them. A lot of the work that women do is behind the scenes, often unpaid, and not rewarded. The sorts of […]


We Are Family

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This pop-up exhibition of material from The Multistory Collection will tour to libraries and community centres across Sandwell, exploring ‘family’ through stories and images of local people. Ask someone to think of a family and you might be able to predict their reply: a dad, a mom and two children, maybe one boy and one […]


A Room of Their Own – Film

NEWS : March 5, 2018

“The real challenge is not just making photographs that reflect their lives in an honest way, but can we engage people in a meaningful way to also act?” Susan Meiselas, 2017 Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas collaborated with Multistory and women in refuge during 2015 and 2016 to make a book – A Room of Their […]