Walker Art Gallery Alive: In The Face of Death
Alive: In The Face of Death

17th May - 15th Sep 2013

his exhibition is by world renowned photographer Rankin and is the photographer’s look at death and mortality. This collaboration between the Walker Art Gallery and Rankin has been developed by BBC North and BBC Two’s The Culture Show.
Part of the exhibition will feature images of everyday people who know they are running out of time. Through a series of powerful photographs Rankin has documented the stories of very special people.Rather than focusing on death, 'ALIVE: In The Face of Death' is also about celebrating life and diversity of character. The exhibition will also feature images of people who have pulled through against all the odds. Visitors to the exhibition will be able to read the inspirational accounts of people in the images.