Tag Archives: Penarth

On the reopening of Penarth Pier

Piers are storied, blurred by association and half-remembered scraps of history, no two the same but all sharing essential qualities of function and form, water and linearity, functional structures with froth on top. Long jetties or working wharves for ferries … Continue reading

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Throwing shapes for the invisible record: f&d cartier in Penarth

f&d cartier are a Swiss duo working together as one artist. Their medium is photographic paper – without the camera. The excellent Ffotogallery in Penarth is showing Wait and See, a retrospective of their work encompassing three projects, until 27 July. f&d … Continue reading

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Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins – Interview!

I am spending some time in Penarth, a great small town just outside Cardiff, the capital of Wales.  One of its great attractions is the Windsor bookshop.  Last Thursday they had a booklaunch.  I went along and had the great … Continue reading

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Hyperreality and Escape in Iran

The ffotogallery in Cardiff has been exhibiting photographs by and about women in Iran.  I caught the last  day yesterday.  As a whole the exhibition oscillates between celebrating love and marking censorship.  The curator, Amek Mahmoodian, has a wonderful exhibit … Continue reading

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