Merseystyle: Photographs by The Caravan Gallery

10 May to 27 October 2013

This exhibition has now closed

An exhibition that explored the multiple identities of Liverpool and the Wirral, and reflected the reality and surreality of everyday life on Merseyside.

The Caravan Gallery is an artist-led project and mobile exhibition venue set up by Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale. Since 2000 they have travelled thousands of miles and exhibited in hundreds of locations from car parks and shopping centres to prestigious galleries in Britain and beyond. They use photography to document the way we live today, engaging with audiences from all walks of life by inviting them to respond to their work.

A photography competition was held during the exhibition, a huge thanks to everyone who submitted photos. The five winning photos were displayed in the exhibition from 23 September to 27 October 2013.

See photographs of the Merseystyle exhibition on Flickr.

Merseystyle photography competition winners

'Roundabout – The Grand National, Aintree' © Adam Akins 'Fountain Fun' © Cassie Hodge 'Park Services' © Pete Carr 'Fag break' © Richard Cooper 'Hung out to dry' © James Malone

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Congratulations to the five winners of the Merseystyle photography competition. Their photographs, which you can see above, were displayed within the Merseystyle exhibition in the Skylight Gallery at the Museum of Liverpool from 23 September to 27 October 2013.

The competition was judged by Patrick Henry, LOOK/13 festival director; The Caravan Gallery and Janet Dugdale, Director of the Museum of Liverpool. 


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The exhibition was in the Museum of Liverpool's Skylight gallery. Home Bargains sponsored the Skylight gallery for a two-year period, which began in 2012 with the display of the Liverpool Tapestry, enabling the space to be used for exhibitions and associated community programmes.