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The Fireside and the Sanctuary


The Fireside and the Sanctuary
Mark Wright

Essay by Simon Constantine


8 pages


In his essay Simon Constantin critically explores Mark Wright’s photography project The Fireside and the Sanctuary, an on-going project that considers the implications of fracking on rural communities and the landscape in northern England.

About the Artist:
Mark Wright is a West Midland Documentary Photographer.

About the Author:
Simon Constantin completed his PhD at the University of Nottingham in 2001, and, following this, undertook post-doctoral research at the Institute for European History in Mainz and at the University of Warwick. Before taking up his present post at Wolverhampton in 2005, he lectured at the University of SSouthampton and at Aberystwyth (UWA).