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Step by Step (ref 67)

Step by Step (ref 67)

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Exhibition poster from Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen’s ‘Step by Step’ collection shown at Side Gallery 12 December 1985-3 February 1986. (A2 420mm x 594mm)

‘The photographs are made in a small dancing school in North Tyneside: mothers’ and daughters’ aspirations moulded step by step, self-‘presentation’ often taking the place of self-expression. On stepping outside into the world of meagre opportunities and stark choices: a hard-earned capacity of dedication, a supple body, a strong sense of humour and the support of family and friendships emerge to sustain a creative role in the shaping of individual dreams and destinies’ (from the introduction of ‘Step by Step’ book, Amber/Side 1989).


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