K X FIRE
MARK WILLCOX An Exhibition Commemorating the 21st Anniversary of the Kingâ€™s Cross Underground Fire.
Front Cover: Turnerushour (from Rush Hour) Below: Fire Dance
On 18 November 1987 a massive fire engulfed Kings Cross London Underground station, killing 31 people. Mark Willcox left the station only a few minutes before it went up in flames Mark Willcox became sight-impaired in an accident at the age of 18. In spite of this he graduated in the visual arts and had a multi award-winning career in design. He now works as an artist dealing with contemporary urban themes and uses photography extensively as a medium
Overleaf: Two Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion Right: Fire Escape Below: Ticket Hall Melt
The artworks in this exhibition have been
Mark Willcox is a Fellow of the Royal Society
created as a commemoration, in response
of Arts, a Fellow of the Chartered Society of
to his memories of that night and thoughts
Designers and an Affiliate Member of the
of ‘what might have been’, after the
British Institute of Professional Photographers.
realisation earlier this year, that 2008 is the
He is associated with and co-manages
21st anniversary – a sad ‘Coming of Age’ -
Liverpool Contemporary Artists, a network of
of this tragic event.
creative practitioners in Merseyside.
With special thanks to Erwina A-Ghafar and Novas Arts, Freehand Design & Marketing. For further information go to: www.markwillcox.co.uk email:firstname.lastname@example.org ÂŠ2008 Mark Willcox.