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Since moving to North Shields last year I’ve become fascinated by the Tynemouth Lido – the 1925 open-air swimming pool that has been out of use for many years. I’ve made quite a few visits, often at dusk, to try to capture the structure, with the aim of creating a portfolio of images. I want these to be quite abstract in nature, with perhaps a fine art feel to them – a step away from my usual client-based work. This is a preview of how they’re coming along – a black and white ‘negative’ version.
There is currently a campaign going to see the pool restored – find out more on their facebook page here: Tynemouth Outdoor Pool.
I was a little dubious about this project at first – an artwork installation in the middle of a roundabout […] View.