Introduction by Tamar Yoseloff
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Introduction by Tamar Yoseloff

Poet Tamar Yoseloff on the development of her collaborative project with photographer Vici MacDonald • Formerly was conceived as a celebration and memorial to the disappearing corners of London. Vici MacDonald has been taking photographs of forgotten sites in the city for many years – shop fronts, pubs, ghost signs – places which are provisional, … Continue reading

Introduction by Vici MacDonald
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Introduction by Vici MacDonald

Photographer Vici MacDonald on the development of her collaborative project with poet Tamar Yoseloff • I’ve always been transfixed by typography, and as soon as I got a camera in my hands – one of the many great revelations of art school – I started taking photos of lettering I liked, which tended to be … Continue reading

About the Formerly chapbook
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About the Formerly chapbook

With poems by Tamar Yoseloff and photographs by Vici MacDonald, Formerly is a collaboration between two artists who share a desire to commemorate the forgotten corners of a London now fast disappearing. “A direct and quietly urgent dispatch from a familiar but disappearing London” – Owen Hatherley Continue reading

About the location guide
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About the location guide

A free guide and map with background information on Formerly’s poems and locations, with texts by Tamar Yoseloff and Vici MacDonald. • Although Formerly’s sonnets were inspired by photos of real places, the poet used the images to conjure up her own alternate reality. To satisfy reader interest, a free leaflet Continue reading

About the Formerly touring exhibition
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About the Formerly touring exhibition

“Formerly: an exhibition about disappearing London” is based around a cycle of 14 sonnets written by Tamar Yoseloff in response to a series of photographs by Vici MacDonald. • The project comprises a limited edition chapbook and poster, poetry banners, field trip documentation, a map and guide, a reader participation project, and a sound performance. … Continue reading

About the banners
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About the banners

Formerly is exhibited on scroll-like banners to echo its transient subject matter and fit a variety of spaces • The poems and photos of Formerly are designed to work together in a variety of forms and environments. For display, a set of long, scroll-like banners was created – an informal format ensuring easy installation and … Continue reading