The guide lines given stated that the card could be essence of : An encounter, Ajourney, A secret, A place...etc.
We were asked to be inventive and allowed to interpret the term "card" as broadly as possible.
I chose to send a photograph taken in my own back garden. This was by no means becouse I thought this was the easy option. Photography is something I have a bit of a history with, but for whatever reasons I seem to have somewhat abandoned in recent years as a way of expressing myself and I want to change that.
This project was a great opportunity to get back on track.
I didn't embellish to much at ths point, I added one sentance on the back of the postcard:
"A council estate in Stockport"
I suppose I wanted to make a bit of a statement, maybe even a slightly political one? I am after from a council estate in Stockport and have infact spent most of my life living on one or another. The photograph combined with this statement were a way of challenging the preconceptions that many people have of a council estate, due to media coverage or lack of knowledge.