Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

It’s like buses

May 4, 2011

It’s been a while since my last confession, months in fact.  I ended up doing a major exhibition called ‘Shooting Young Offenders,’ which went really well, and I am now on with a couple of new projects; one with teenage cancer patients and one with homeless people.  The cancer patients project came about because someone working on the ward saw my photos and asked if I could capture life on their ward.  It is a totally inspirational place with the emphasis being a positive one; no matter how long or short a time the young people spend on it, the team believe that they will make the experience a positive one.

The homeless project has been two years in the making, and celebrates St George’s Crypt’s 8oth anniversary.  I am working with Steve Huison (from Coronation St and ‘The Full Monty’ fame) and Ian Clayton (writer) to capture people’s stories.   I was concerned that the ‘clients’ wouldn’t want to share their memories, but it was like a tap opening…