REVIEW – SEACOAL BY CHRIS KILLIP

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    March 2, 2015 by Disphotic (blog) "In 1976 the photographer Chris Killip, who had relocated from London to the north of England, first came across the beach near Lynemouth, on the Northumberland coast. He later wrote that he ‘recognised the industry above it but nothing else … the place confounded time; here the middle ages and the twentieth century intertwined’. Below on the beach, men, women and children worked to dredge coal from the stormy waters of the North Sea, selling it by the bag load and in the process eeking out a living in this most transitional and unstable of places....."
  • Owner

    Lewis Bush
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Link: http://www.disphotic.com/review-seacoal-chris-killip-2/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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