Martin Purr Captures The Rhubarb Triangle

4567Martin Parr is a renowned photographer documenting phantasmagoric experience ranging from garish foodstuff to bored couples. Parr was forced to turn his attention to the Rhubarb Triangle by the art gallery at Hepworth Wakefield. It is reputed for its prolific production located about a spread of nine square miles in the West Yorkshire. According to a statement by Parr in The Guardian, there are 10 to 11 growers, and all were approached. A couple was photographed, and many who never came under the lens before were photographed. It is a subject of interest and helps connect with the neighborhood community.

Harvesting Rhubarb @Timperley Early@ by candelight in the forcing shed at Oldroyds, Yorkshire

The latest work includes Hepworth Wakefield’s retrospective that covers over 200 Parr’s photographs. Meanwhile, ‘The Rhubarb Triangle & Other Stories’ that were photographed by lensman Martin Parr will be on display in February. The exhibition is accompanied by Hepworth Wakefield publication. It is a conventional tabloid consisting of photos of Rhubarb Triangle sequence. The photograph is about tracing the journey of the plants from the harvest period to getting into the pie competition.

The Rhubarb Triangle series is hosted by Leeds & District Market Gardener’s Association. The gallery has shown enthusiasm to print the photos informs Rosie Ripley informs Hepworth Wakefield. It is the opinion of both Hepworth Wakefield and Martin Parr that the art has to be accessible to a wide range of audience. Moreover, she added that the possibility to conceive the design and see it published is a remarkable experience that is worth not to be missed. Find the newspaper on sale at the Hepworth Wakefield store.

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Fern – Memories On The Paper

IMG_2279 copyFind awe-inspiring stories on the blog Fernweh owned by designer Tom Reinert . Tom and his girlfriend were on a world tour in 2014, and the blog was inspired by the tour. The meaning of Fernweh is the ‘urge to travel’. It is of German origin. It is a German blog, and the meaning of Fernweh is clearly distinguished. The memories of his tour have been published in the blog on a digital broadsheet newspaper. It is canned the Fern, meaning far in German. The electronic blog was a big hit among near and dear, and this instigated Reinert to come up with the print. That was when the memories were transferred into paper.

Tom believed that newspaper was the perfect medium to spread the message. He decided to add more pictures and combined it with the smaller inlay of the newspaper. Glossy paper was used for photo prints. It has been a year since the trip happened and yet the memories of the trip stay fresh through these papers. They enjoy reading, again and again, the stories. The memories are kept alive on paper. Reinert’s projects are available on his website, and Fern is available with The Newsagent. Reinert has made a big impression with his newspaper.