The Photographers’ Gallery

“I’m here to photograph the wedding,” he said in a tone he felt suggested helpfulness.

Jim Goldberg's Bangladesh. Dhaka. 2007. Man who found a rancid goat in city dump to eat, Photographers' Gallery, Ramillies Street, Westminster, W1F

“You’re the wedding photographer.”

Jim Goldberg: Open See, Photographers' Gallery, Ramillies Street, Westminster, W1F

This was a reply that threw him off his self-presentation. Was it a confirmation, a question or a correction?

“I’m not being funny but,” she started.

She spoke to quickly; too quickly. Her sentences came thick and fast in a high-pitched tone from the top of her mouth and at a speed where words began before the previous one had ended. 

Sara Ramo's How to learn what happens in the natural order of things, Photographers' Gallery, Ramillies Street, Westminster, W1F

He couldn’t concentrate on what was being said, only on the haphazard way it was being delivered to him.

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