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Exhibiting Photography, 2nd Edition by Shirley Read

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CHAPTER 14

Thinking about Presentation

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White Peak Dark Peak by Paul Hill, installation at Eleven Gallery, London July–August 2011. Image © Maria Falconer.

Exhibiting between 1971 and 2011

When I was first asked to have an exhibition of my work in 1971, I had no option but to use frames borrowed from the local art college by the Wolverhampton Museum and Art Gallery where my photographs were to be hung. On the installation day, I discovered that they were frames used for large posters (clear plastic on hardboard with clips at top and bottom). My pictures looked lost, so I mounted two in each frame using the recently available double-sided Sellotape! ...

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