George Norris - Made In Hull
Date: 23rd January 2017 - 28th February 2017
Location: Hull Central Library
George Norris – Made in Hull (reflections of a native son)
Some street photographers say that they capture the people and places of their surroundings as if they were visiting Martians, astonished by the poetry of the everyday.
By contrast, George Norris is no visitor, but a part of the story his photographs unveil. The traders, markets, pubs and buildings he explores are reflections of the city he grew up in. Inspired by punk, but rooted in tradition, George is of the generation that bridges the gap between the Hull that was Blitzed beyond recognition, and the city it is coming to be.
The son of a general trader – or rag-and-bone-man to you and me – George’s first work experience was in driving a horse and cart through the streets of Hull. Horses, and the people who work with them, are the focus of his next exhibition at Hull’s HIP gallery in May 2017.
Made in Hull is a rich journey of discovery through the streets of the city, observing the strange and the familiar with the eyes – and camera – of a native son.
Open from 23rd January until 28th February 2017 in the 'Exhibition space' and the cafe at the Hull Central Library.
Framed prints are available to purchase: £125 per print, in a limited edition of 50
Postcards for sale: 30p each, 7 in total
George will be in conversation with Isabelle Tracey talking about photography and all things Hull - Friday 10th February - Meet the Artist