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“Weirdly Wonderful” – what it meant to be part of ALIVE

13 September 2013 by Dickie

Photo of Phil next to Rankin in Walker Art Gallery in front of a large photograph of Phil.

Phil Kelly with Rankin at the ALIVE exhibition

Guest blog from Phil Kelly who was photographed by Rankin for the ALIVE: In The Face of Death exhibition. Phil has myeloma, a rare form of incurable cancer. It is a life-limiting condition but he is fighting back through music. Read more…

Explore New Rankin Exhibition on LightNight

14 May 2013 by Louise Beard

one of the people Rankin has photographed for the exhibition

Sandra Barber © Rankin

This week is an exciting week for the Walker Art Gallery as we open our new exhibition, ‘ALIVE: In the Face of Death’ by world renowned photographer, Rankin this Friday. The exhibition forms part of the ‘LOOK/13: Liverpool International Photography Festival‘ which sees dozens of photographic exhibitions taking place across the city centre.

The theme for this year’s festival is ‘who do you think you are?’ Rankin’s exhibition explores this theme candidly, with portraits of people who know that their time is running out or people who have overcome great adversity. Though, rather than being morbid, the exhibition is about empowering the people in the portraits, celebrating their life and exploring people’s diversity of character. Read more…

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