Life Line: Photographs by Jonathan Cooper

2nd September – 28th October

black and white photograph taken on West Kirby waterfront overlooking the Marine Lake, part of Jonathan Cooper's exhibition series Life Line. Photo shows a bin and we can see right through the gap for rubbish to the other side of the lake, where we see two figures, one pushing another in a wheelchair. The effect is of tiny people walking on the edge of the bin.

Life Line exhibits two photography series set along the West Kirby waterfront. Employing magical realism and unique printing techniques, Cooper’s photographs place their inhabitants in a dreamlike world.

Cooper began this series when the old West Kirby promenade still existed, and these photographs also track the development of the new flood defence wall.

The exhibition will run 2nd September – 28th October in Gallery 13. Free entry – check our Visit Us page for full visiting information.


Saturday 7th October, 12-1pm: artist talk by Jonathan Cooper. Free, but places limited – book on Tickets Wirral



Jonathan Cooper studied Photography at Withens Lane College in Wallasey, where his tutor included the renowned street photographer Tom Wood. Having previously worked in London and Australia Cooper is now based in Wirral.

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Williamson Art Gallery & Museum