Fancy pictures

Mark Neville (photographer), David Campany (interviewer)
Fancy Pictures brings together seven of Mark Neville’s socially engaged and intensely immersive projects from the last decade. Neville often pictures working communities in a collaborative process intended to be of direct, practical benefit to his subjects. The Port Glasgow Book Project (2004) is a book of his social documentary images of the Scottish town. Never commercially available, copies wer
Fancy pictures
Mark Neville
David Campany
Göttingen: Steidl, 2016
223 p. : ill.
9783869309088 (hardback)
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761.2 (SISO) Fotografen ; Fotografen (ZIZO)

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About Mark Neville

Mark Neville (born 1966) is a British social documentary photographer.

Life and work

Neville lives and works in London. He studied Fine Arts at Reading University, Berkshire (B.A.), Goldsmiths' College in London (M.A.) and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, Netherlands. As an artist he is known for working at the interface of art and documentary utilizing photography and films to capture the unique face of working communities.

Neville is best known for his Port Glasgow Book Project, after he spent a year as artist in residence in Port Glasgow in 2004 portraying the town's hardship of Scotland's post-industrial decline in a photographic book which was distributed as a free gift to all members of the community. He has worked on commissioned projects by The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh (Braddock/Sewickley, 2012) and Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute (Fancy Pictures, 2008)…Read more on Wikipedia