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The Monopoly Board (1989)

The Monopoly Board was commissioned by The Photographers' Gallery for the second London Project exhibition in 1989. Using the streets of the famous board game as a conceptual structure, the project documented a cross section of the capital city from Mayfair to the Old Kent Road and provides an untypical record of the end of the Thatcher era. Created with a detached, observational viewpoint as an newly arrived outsider, the project records a series of shopfront and street scene details and seeks out the surreal visual humour found in an unfamiliar city.

Exhibited as part of London Project at The Photographers' Gallery, London 1989
curated by David Chandler and Martin Caiger-Smith

Part-exhibited at Photographers' London, Museum of London, 1995, curated by Mike Seabourne

Acquired by Museum of London for their Photography Archive

25 prints (a selection shown here)