Tell It Like It Is

*Project in progress, new responses & work added every month*

Join in
- Free lockdown workshops
- Open Eye exhibition 
- Get in touch


- Walks: audio, maps, video
- Acknowledgements
Creative commons

- View all photography by Ian Clegg 1978-80

New takes

- Your responses 
- Writing by Laura Robertson 

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Exploring and developing skills in photography, writing and storytelling

1978-80, now, in-between, underneath, forging ahead, falling through


Evenings on BBC Radio Merseyside, Jermaine Foster, released on 2 December 2020 (and available for 29 days on BBC Sounds)

‘Tell it Like it is: Interview with Laura Robertson & Ian Clegg’, Patrick Kirk-Smith, Art in Liverpool, 30 November 2020 

‘Image Gallery: Tell It Like It Is, L— A City Through Its People, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool’, Northern Soul, 16 November 2020

‘In Pictures: Tell It Like It Is, Liverpool, 1978-80’, Laura Robertson and Ian Clegg, The Double Negative, 26 October 2020

‘Unseen 1970s and 80s photos show an unrecognisable Liverpool city centre and docks’, Ellen Kirwin, Liverpool Echo newspaper, 25 October 2020

‘Captivating unseen photos of Liverpool in 1970s and 80s show just how much the city has changed’, Ellen Kirwin, Liverpool Echo, 20 October 2020

Tell It Like It Is: images by Ian Clegg and words by Laura Robertson.
Project funded, supported and championed by Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, with huge thanks.