Sometimes when researching for stories, you find gems. While doing background reading for my story about Rosa Luxemburg, I’d read that during the Sparticist Uprising, the workers took over the publishing district of Berlin. Then I found this photograph. They are using newspapers and paper as barricades.
Photos are the inspiration for a new vignette I’m writing, which is commissioned as a response to an exhibition at the Whitworth. One of Turner’s paintings of Conway Castle and one of Donovan Wylie’s photographs of the British Watchtowers that were erected in South Armagh. I shall upload them very soon…
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s