The city can be seen as a confusing place often perplexing new visitors with its unexplored street corners and unfamiliar features. ‘City Traces’ investigates this notion visually. Photographed within the city of Birmingham, these images could be of any street in any city where trees merge with street furniture, buildings appear to move into place like a puzzle and figures walk through passageways leaving traces of themselves behind.
A sequence of photographs taken on the streets of Birmingham city. Buildings look very different at night; uncovering a strange and altered world in contrast to the daytime. Public spaces like shopping centres, appartments, office blocks and streets are lit by the ethereal glow of street lighting radiating the ambience of the small hours.