Controlled Explosion Press, 2009
28 pages, £5
A series of chance photographic images that gradually grew into a collection and then into a poem in images and words. Twenty three discarded umbrellas are the characters, and human identity and experience the plot. Things we pass by without a second glance become alive again. Black and white, bleak, beautiful and oddly touching. A limited edition. The poem in each copy is hand-written by Graham Fulton.
"Simple and unpretentious … the pamphlet gives the umbrellas a new life of sorts, and the dry, engaging tone of the poem speaks along with them. It upholds my faith in the combination of image and word".
The Bow Wow Shop