Living through the Covid Pandemic is the biggest challenge we have faced for over seventy years. The Pandemic is also history in the making.
As a photographer living in St Albans, I am working with St Albans Museums, local community groups and businesses to record the way in which we are surviving the Pandemic. I am doing that by making portraits of people, mainly in the Market Place, but also elsewhere in town, as they go about their daily lives, shopping, working etc. I am taking photographs of people both wearing and not wearing their Covid-safety masks. I am also asking everyone photographed to say a few words about the Pandemic and how it has affected them. I am producing the portraits as digital diptychs - portraits of each person with and without a mask, side by side, with a short caption beneath. The portraits reflect the diversity of St Albans.
Or click on the images below to see the diptychs in album format.
All the diptychs will be exhibited as a multi-media presentation at the St Albans Museum and Gallery from May 17th.