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Farmhouse and bike, Poland

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Photograph B/W
Artist/Maker: MacLeod, Steven S.
Date: 1993
Media/Materials: Black and white photograph
Dimensions: 24 x 16 cm - 54.7 x 44.7 cm
Classification: Photography


Artist statement:

This is from a long term series that I produced whilst traveling in Poland and Ukraine. I had won the Jack Jackson Memorial Award and travelled to the region to document the impact of child poverty and mortality in underfunded industrial areas of Poland around Nova Huta.
I went up country to get away from some of the challenging work I was documenting, being out of the industrial zones and hospitals meant I could put space between myself and the project. This image appealed to me as a kind of gentle foil to the other work.

Bicycle leaning against a timber farmhouse facade.

Object Number: ABDRG703