Aspects of Africa – solo exhibition April 2009

Aspects of Africa Exhibition - Himba BabyI’m now putting the finishing touches to work that will be included in my forthcoming exhibition at the Peak District National Park visitor centre in Castleton.

The exhibition is called Aspects of Africa and will showcase some of the images I have created during visits to Africa over the last seven years, including Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa and Namibia.

I absolutely love Africa and find it an endlessly fascinating place to be, with its miles of stunning landscape and wealth of wildlife.  The exhibition will touch on all these defining characteristics of Africa, but will also include a reminder that there is still immense hardship and poverty for many people there.

Responsible tourism is one way that visitors can do something to help reduce this poverty, by planning trips with local companies or by using tour operators who support and use local companies, to ensure that communities get a fair share of the income from tourism, rather than it being swallowed by a faceless corporate entity.

The Aspects of Africa exhibition will be on show from 1st April to 30th April 2009 at Castleton Visitor Information Centre, Buxton Road, Castleton, S33 8WN. 

A series of my local prints and greetings cards are also available from the visitor centre shop.

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