Peter Mitchell’s 2020

2020 has been an exciting time for Peter Mitchell, with plenty of exhibitions, books and prints released and a lot of future plans marked in the diary. He still refuses to have a computer or mobile phone, but he seems to manage well without them, even throughout a global pandemic. In fact, he seems quite happy […]

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 […]