Tom Wood - DPA Work

An exhibition of photographs of Rainhill Hospital and Cammell Laird Shipyard commissioned by the Documentary Photography Archive (DPA).

Contemporary Art Space Chester, University of Chester, Kingsway Buildings, Kingsway, Chester, CH2 2LB from 25th April until 26th May 2013. Open daily 10am-4pm.

Tom Wood – DPA Work is an exhibition, curated by Cian Quayle, which features photographs of Rainhill Hospital (1988-1990) and Cammell Laird shipyard (1993-1996) in Liverpool. The photographs were commissioned by the Documentary Photography Archive, Manchester and were made before the closure of both institutions.
 
DPA Work presents each body of work in two consecutive exhibitions: The first exhibition of photographs of Rainhill Hospital opened on 25th April and closes on 14th May. This is followed by a second exhibition of photographs of Cammell Laird Shipyard, which opens for a preview event on the evening of 16th May from 5pm until 8pm. The exhibition continues till 26th May. Both exhibitions feature contextual documentation from different sources including Wirral Archives Service in Birkenhead.
 
This material will also be incorporated as part of a forthcoming photobook.