Polska by the Sea
Eastbourne Station, 11 - 26 April, 2009
Photographs by Lisa Barnard
Interview texts & overall concept by Mark C. Hewitt
Technical design by Matt Haycocks
Installation by Standard8
An installation at Eastbourne Station as part of Eastbourne Festival 2009. Large banner portraits by award-winning photographer Lisa Barnard hung from the roof of Eastbourne Station accompanied by a rack of 24 postcards, combining photographs of domestic ephemera with snippets of texts from interviews conducted by by Mark Hewitt with Polish people living and working in Eastbourne focusing on their thoughts, aspirations and sense of identity.
See the gallery and narrative pages::
• installation at Eastbourne Station
• photo shoot at Little Polka Café
• official launch event at Eastbourne Station
• complete postcard collection
The project was developed in close collaboration with Polish community networking group, Polskie Eastbourne. (With special thanks to Miriam Miklaszewska
Photos © Lisa Barnard, 2009
A boxed set of the postcards created for the project is now available through the LLL website.