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Derek Bishton, Brian Homer and John Reardon : Handsworth Self Portrait: 40 Years On

In 1979 Derek Bishton, Brian Homer and John Reardon created a pop-up photography studio on the street outside the community design and photography office they had established in a terraced house in Grove Lane, Handsworth, Birmingham. 

Instead of taking the photos themselves, they invited passers-by to take their own photograph, passing them the shutter release so they could control the decisive moment of how to present themselves and when they were ready for the picture to be taken.

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