STILL LIFE by Henry Bell and Angela Catlin
235 x 270mm, 104 pages, full colour printing, hardcover, 2022
For two years Henry Bell and Angela Catlin documented the pandemic in Glasgow through their poems and photographs. In dialogue with each other and the city around them, they recorded their shared isolation, the panic of the early pandemic, the unease and the peace of lockdown, the increasing frustration and political anger and the astonishing highs and lows of a country going through a historic crisis. The photographs and poems in STILL LIFE offer a glimpse of the grief, fear, solidarity and moments of joy that the experience of Covid-19 brought to Scotland.
‘Henry Bell is one of the finest young poets in this country with a lucid, lyrical and always accessible voice.’ – Liz Lochhead, poet and playwright
‘Angela Catlin tells stories of joy, pain, humour and hope, finding common truths in human experience, whether in Iraq or Scotland. Catlin’s work, made during the Covid 19 pandemic, will resonate with communities across the globe. She is at the top of her game.’ – Kathleen Morgan, editor of The Royal Photographic Society Journal