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RUSH HOUR

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:markwillcoxbtinternet.com@btinternet.com Š2008 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”.

Rush Hour by Mark Willcox  

“Surges of movement and the flickering speed, confrontation and chaos of converging and diverging masses make Rush Hour a source of anxiety...

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