Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Don’t Shoot The Messenger August 2020
Camera: Ricoh FF9S
Film: 35mm Street Candy 400ATM

Street Candy ATM 400 is a Panchromatic Black & White Negative Film. Originally coated for security surveillance cameras, used in banks, ATMs and offices prior to digital recording.

Messenger is a large statue in Plymouth, UK, situated outside Plymouth’s Theatre Royal.

It was created by the Cornish artist Joseph Hillier, depicting a female actor crouching in preparation to run onstage.

The wearing of a face mask became a political issue during the Covid-19 pandemic. They’re just pieces of cloth, but a misguided, obstinate and/or downright stupid percentage of the population sees it as an attack on individual freedom.

Don’t shoot the messenger. Just wear a mask.