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Tom Wood
By Manfred Heiting

Tom Wood

Photie Man

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Tom Wood by Manfred Heiting

Book Description

For 25 years Tom Wood lived in New Brighton, just across the river Mersey from Liverpool. He became known locally as "photie man" because everyday he was out on the streets with his camera. Most of the pictures collected together in this book were taken within 5 minutes walk from Wood's home. The work focuses on the inhabitants of the town and its regular visitors, from Liverpool day-trippers to clubbers who attended the Chelsea Reach nightspot. Wood's images are a dazzling selection of cocky youths, friends, lovers, fathers, mothers and babies that provide insight into the area, it's inhabitants and the rites of passage inherent in growing up. Artist and curator Padraig Timoney has collaborated with Wood in the selection and sequencing of photographs to make a significant book-work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783865210838
ISBN-10: 386521083X
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 215mm x 19mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Steidl Verlag
Publisher: Steidl Publishers
Publish Date: 3-May-2005
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Manfred Heiting

Tom Wood was born in 1951 in County Mayo in the west of Ireland. He lived and worked on Merseyside between 1978 and 2003 before he moved to his current home in North Wales. Wood has published numerous books, including Bus Odyssey, People, All Zones Off Peak and Looking for Love. He has had solo and group exhibitions worldwide and his work is represented in the collections of major museums.

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