Privacy is Inconvenient ~ West Park Asylum by Josephine Pugh

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A commode in a room in one of the wards at West Park


Winner of the ‘Eerie Peel – Moody Dark and Ambient’ Challenge in ‘The Art of Peeling Paint’, plus Feature, September 2011.

Featured in ‘The Art of Peeling Paint’, December 2011.


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A photograph is a trace of its subject. The viewer and the image belong to each other. Capturing these traces is a passion, an obsession for me. I hope the thrill comes through in my images.

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  • rob castro
    rob castroalmost 4 years ago

    and you say you shot this with a point and shoot cam? incredible and strong… bravo

  • korinneleigh
    korinneleighalmost 3 years ago

    Super image!

  • WoolleyWorld
    WoolleyWorldalmost 3 years ago

    agree another very evocative image

  • Alixzandra
    Alixzandraalmost 3 years ago

    Hello Jo – well done! your image has been voted the challenge winner in the Art of Peeling Paint Group Congratulations!

  • I’m so totally thrilled! Thank you!

    – Josephine Pugh

  • Richard Pitman
    Richard Pitmanalmost 3 years ago

    Congrats on the recent challenge win!

  • Alixzandra
    Alixzandraover 2 years ago

    hello Josephine, this wonderful work has been featured this week on the Art of Peeling Paint homepage feature and in out Christmas Peeling Post

  • This is a real honour. Thank you Alixzandra.

    – Josephine Pugh

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