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Talking about smoking photographs at Redeye’s Hothouse

Redeye, if you didn’t know, is one of the UK’s leading photography organisations – or networks as it likes to say.

It’s a national outfit but it just happens to be based in Manchester.

For the last two years I was lucky enough to work under one of its larger projects, Lightbox. For this project I attended a week-long photography seminar and exhibited Women and Alcohol at Look2011: Liverpool International Photography Festival. Women and Alcohol also made its way to London for the Photomonth 2011: East London Photography festival.

And in March 2012 I presented my 2007 project, Flashes to Ashes, at Hothouse.

The event was a series of projects talks by photographers from various disciplines. There was a lot of people in the audience. They asked me a lot of questions about smoking.

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This work will be exhibited properly for the first time this summer to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the ban on smoking in public places in England.

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This entry was posted on March 21, 2012 by in flashes to ashes book design smoking ban pdf jpeg lulu.com lulu, garry cook, hothouse, Redeye.

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