ROADS - MARK MCNULTY
Location: ‘Mayalls Music co.’ 60 Abergele Road
Open: Tuesday 7th October - Sat 19th October // Time: Tues-Sat 10am - 4pm
* not open on Sundays or Mondays
Dummy, is the debut studio album by the band Portishead, it was released twenty five years ago on August 22nd 1994 by Go! Beat Records.
The album received critical acclaim and won the 1995 Mercury Music Prize. It is often credited with popularising the trip hop genre, and is frequently cited in lists of the best albums of the 1990s.
On the week of release, photographer Mark McNulty was in London photographing blue dummies across the city, having already shot the band’s first promo photographs before later going on to shoot their first gig and early tours.
Roads features selections from this archive and will be shown at Mayall’s Music Co. in celebration of the albums 25th Anniversary.
** Please Note: due to shop opening hours, the exhibition will not be available to view on Sundays or Mondays
Mark McNulty is a North Wales based portrait and documentary photographer, working across the arts but with music and pop culture playing a central role in much of his work. Originally from Liverpool, where much of his work has been based, Mark has also worked on projects documenting the Berlin Love Parade, a country themed series in Texas and an ongoing set of work about Beatle tourism in Liverpool. He is also currently working on a series based around Northern Soul and Modernism.
Mark has exhibited widely and has had books about his music and club work published alongside a book documenting crazy golf courses across the UK!