The Photography Collective – Orchestra of Disorientation• Based in Birmingham – street photography and documentation made into film: https://vimeo.com/20236127
• photographer Derek Fairbrother took a series of images from the same spot in Birmingham’s Chamberlain square between 1963 and 1986.Video:• http://www.7inch.org.uk/news/2009/10/fairbrother-time-lapse-sequence/
• Worked for the Bournville Village Trust between 1939-1943. Commissioned to document the utopian ideal’s of life at Bournville.• Book: Homes fit for Heroes.
Beat Strueli - New StreetSee more in the online gallery here: http://www.ikon-gallery.co.uk/programme/current/gallery/673/new_street/
• Aladdin Houses, commission for an exhibition alongside Bill Brandt’s work. .• http://www.stuartwhipps.com/index.php?/project/the-aladdin-houses/
“I wanted the buildings to look like models, and to photograph them from aboveon sunny days so there was a sense of a singular light source” – Tom Merilion
Aerial photographs of Birmingham. Merilion achieved this by photographing froma small aircraft ﬂying low over the city centre. He used an architectural lens thewrong way round, with a selective focus and a polarizing ﬁlter to emphasize thecolours of sky and foliage.
Series of work: metropoli project 2000 – 2003. Includes images on Birmingham andother major UK cities.http://www.johndavies.uk.com/