The opportunity to photograph an entire exhibition of collectible carts and vehicles of various types, sizes and shapes by artist Susan Walsh, many of which had been hand-painted by international artist Lubaina Himid, was too good to pass up. I spent an entire day immersing myself in this amazing installation at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston – the scale was quite surprising, so many vehicles of so many different sizes.
Firstly I captured every vehicle in the installation, large and small, from various angles and perspectives. Then switched the set-up to photograph each of the paintings within the vehicles, close up to capture the detail of the paintings. The artists are thrilled with the results and want a series of reproduction prints of some of the cart paintings.