Hope you're doing well despite the cold! Today, I'd like to tell you a bit about a project by Sonny McCartney, who is one of my favourite persons and a good friend. I knew he was a bit of a hero the moment we met - when he saved my life, quite literally, from a fire in my flat a few years ago (long story).
Sonny is a talented and hard-working photographer. Over the past year, when he is not doing his commercial work, he has been shooting a rather intriguing personal project... He knows a number of incredible artists working here in London, from a National Portrait Gallery artist, to a Rolling Stone, to a top young artist who unconventionally depicts the UK's urban culture, to his grandmother who paints beautiful watercolours.
His photographs are intimate, and sometimes even touching, as he knows the artists personally. Sonny has been allowed a glimpse into a private world that we rarely get to see. He would like to display this to the public, in a gallery setting which will showcase his work as it should be displayed.
Of course professionally printing his work so that the colour, detail and so on is right, preparing the space, and even things like transporting the work to the gallery costs money, and for this Sonny needs some help. He's started a Kickstarter page for this, where people can give anything from £1 to £2000 - whatever the amount it doesn't matter, if folks could donate what they can it would be a tremendous help to bring this project to life:Sonny's Kickstarter Page
He's got a great video up there, and some great rewards too, including a very nice poster by Suzan Dann! :)
Speak soon the MLE!