Front of House: Portraits of musicians #ArtTuesday
CreativeBoom shares the series by Marge Bradshaw, documenting the impact of the pandemic on musicians across Greater Manchester and Lancashire. The online exhibition includes personal stories from the featured artists.
It comes after the Music Venues Trust revealed that over 550 grassroots music venues remain under immediate threat of closure, representing the potential permanent loss of over 5,000 jobs, over 100,000 concerts, over 300,000 performances by musicians, and over 1 million temporary employment opportunities for gig economy workers.
You can view the series in this online exhibition where you’ll find personal stories behind each of Marge’s portraits, as well as links to the musicians’ work and projects. “As someone who works in culture, music and events photography, I know the devastating outcomes faced by musicians, production and touring crews as well as everyone who relies on the grassroots sector,” says Marge, who wanted to do something to give back and show her support.
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