Adina Lawrence

Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent photographer, Adina Lawrence, brightens up her home town in the time of covid 2020. She graduated from a photojournalism degree at Staffordshire University and is now a full-time mental-health worker and a mum. Her exhibition is a result of a call out from the local organisation Urban Wilderness, which asked artists to explore their experiences of lockdown. Culminating in the exhibition Wastelands: Provocations in Green Spaces.

Photos by Adina Lawrence

Lawrence describes her work, “implementing a fantasy-like feel to create flamboyant, conspicuous and stimulating images. I capture and present my subjects as metaphorical statements rather than still subjects, and each portrait tells a playful story”.

“Stoke-on-Trent City Centre BID are delighted to be financially backing the Adina Lawrence Exhibition via our Create Fund initiative. Supporting Arts & Culture in the city centre is an integral part of the BID’s work in Stoke-on-Trent. Urban Wilderness is known for its cutting-edge creative output, and this is yet another example of their truly excellent work.”

Richard Buxton, of Business Improvement District in Stoke-onTrent

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