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Leeds back streets in 1970s caught on camera / BBC Feature

Leeds back streets in 1970s caught on camera / BBC Feature http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-23509523 Peter Mitchell featured on BBC after the publication of the book ‘Strangely Familiar’. ” Photographs of the back streets of Leeds in the 1970s are to be published by a former lorry driver who took out his camera while making deliveries around the […]

Review by David Mellor on American SuburbX

Review by David Mellor on American SuburbX http://scl.io/VlNa_cpi “Peter Mitchell – A New Refutation of the Viking IV Lander” (1974) ”Mitchell dealt in discrete spaces and identified portraits, all bounded by comedy and geographic spots on Mars and Leeds. But Mitchell’s photographs were also locales for familiar industrial pastoral spaces, marred and broken by the […]

Peter major exhibition in Arles / Catalogue feature

Peter major exhibition in Arles / Catalogue feature July 29, 2016 Peter has a major exhibition at Arles till end of September. The catalogue pages are here:

Memento Mori reviewed by Ian Bamford on Propaganda Photos

Memento Mori reviewed by Ian Bamford on Propaganda Photos April 11, 2016 Great review of Memento Mori by Ian Bamford on his fabulous Propaganda Photos Blog made in 2012. ”As well as this narrative, Mitchell successfully attempts to give some insight into the multitude of personal stories of the people who lived there and their changing aspirations […]

L’Oeil Arles 2016 / Peter Mitchell – The Eye of Photography

L’Oeil Arles 2016 / Peter Mitchell – The Eye of Photography July 29, 2016

Interview for Photobook Bristol

Interview for Photobook Bristol March 3, 2016 Peter was invited to take part at Photobook Bristol 2014. Here it’s an interview by Jessa Fairbrother in the run-up for the festival. You started out getting to know Leeds as a truck driver, after you moved there from London in 1972. What influence do you think driving […]

Geoff Dyer discovers Peter’s Scarecrows on the NYT.

Geoff Dyer discovers Peter’s Scarecrows on the NYT. July 29, 2016 Geoff Dyer discovers Peter’s Scarecrows: Read his article in the New York Times Magazine here

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