5th May 2019 11:00 am
In The Footsteps Of Phyllis
Half a century ago Phyllis Nicklin photographed Birmingham. A team of photographers went back to look again at the same places.
Between April and December 2017, a team of 71 photographers took 863 photographs of Birmingham. The locations for these photographs were determined by the places that Phyllis Nicklin photographed between 1953 and 1969.
Around half a century on, the Grid Project paid homage to this amazing woman’s work. It had been a decade since the first Birmingham Grid Project. Previously we had used maps to determine arbitrary locations for photographs: this time we decided to follow in her footsteps.
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