The idea for Souvenir
was conceived of by the artist / curator Paul Murphy to accompany
Ruins (a show of prints by the Italian grand master Pirenasi). Souvenir
features work by over 100 artists and photographers each responding
in their own way to the souvenir theme.
Although often thought of as merely something we bring back from
holiday a souvenir is actually something
that reminds us of a particular time, place or person. For this
show the photographic format imposes a discipline upon the artists
whose references are otherwise extremely diverse and often very
Whilst on display
the photos will only be identified by their location or inspiration.
They will all be available for sale and money raised will be put
towards future Transition projects