MARK WILLCOX With thanks to Sponsors: Merseytravel, Merseyrail, Northern Rail and Virgin Trains. With special thanks to Erwina A-Ghafar, Novas Arts, and Freehand Design & Marketing. For further information go to: www.markwillcox.co.uk email:email@example.com ÂŠ2008 Mark Willcox.
Front Cover: Speedlite Below: The Incident
Below: Destination X
Overleaf: Battle of Waterloo Right: Turnerushour Below: Collide-ascope 2
Mark Willcox became sight-impaired in an
‘Rush Hour’ is a body of work that re-creates
Mark Willcox is a Fellow of the Royal Society
accident at the age of 18. In spite of this
his personal experiences of spatial
of Arts, a Fellow of the Chartered Society of
he graduated in the visual arts and had
disorientation as a commuter in densely
Designers and an Affiliate Member of the
a multi award-winning career in design.
crowded railway stations and city centres
British Institute of Professional Photographers.
He now works as an artist dealing with
in rush hour, resulting from the visually-
He is associated with and co-manages,
contemporary urban themes and uses
impaired condition he has lived with for
Liverpool Contemporary Artists, a network of
photography extensively as a medium.
most of his life.
creative practitioners in Merseyside.
“Surges of movement and the flickering speed, confrontation and chaos of converging and diverging masses make Rush Hour a source of anxiety for many, but for me it is often overwhelming”.
“Surges of movement and the flickering speed, confrontation and chaos of converging and diverging masses make Rush Hour a source of anxiety...