Daniel Meadows: Early Photographic Works

Daniel Meadows: Early Photographic Works

16th May 2014 - 17th August 2014

Library of Birmingham Gallery, Birmingham


A Retrospective Exhibition of the British Photographer

Between 1971 and 1987 Daniel Meadows produced an astonishing record of urban society in Britain, working in a uniquely collaborative way through his photography, interviews with – and writing about – his subjects. This exhibition encompasses Meadows’ major projects, from the June Street series made with Martin Parr to his legendary Photographic Omnibus, as well as recently discovered work from his archives. The exhibition is produced in association with the Photography & Archive Research Centre and accompanied by a book, published by Photoworks.

Associated events

Daniel Meadows: Archives and Influences – 22nd May, 6 – 7pm; Room 104, Level 1

Pete James, Curator of Photographic Collections, will discuss the influence of the photographers Sir Benjamin Stone and Tony Ray Jones on Daniel Meadows’ Photographic Omnibus project.

Meet Daniel Meadows – 7th June, 2 – 3pm; Room 104, Level 1

Daniel will talk about his exhibition and present a selection of multi-media pieces from his Digital Storytelling projects.

Community Photography in 1970s and 80s Britain – 10th June, 6–7pm; Room 104, Level 1

Professor Ian Grosvenor, University of Birmingham, explores Daniel Meadows’ work in the context of the emergence of community photography and the radical political activism of the 1970s and 80s.

Look out for our School Holiday Fun events inspired Daniel Meadows’ images

70s Selfie Day 31st May 2014 10am – 4pm in The Gallery

Daniel Meadows Family Craft Workshops on 24 July and 12 August



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