Relative Poverty is an ongoing body of work being created by Les Monaghan with families defined as destitute in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. It is a process-led photographic investigation both documentary and collaborative, that deals with issues of agency, visibility, public engagement and fairness of representation. Relative Poverty is being exhibited in all 25 Doncaster libraries, beginning with Askern Community Library and Balby Community Library in May 2017. It was exhibited at Sheffield Central Library in June 2017. All names in italics in the texts are pseudonyms.
Alan Gignoux | Alexis Dickinson | Andrea Norrington | Angus MacLeod | Anna Jarvis | Bev Worrall | Caring in Doncaster | CAST Doncaster | Catherine Banks | Christopher Down | Crowdfund for Arts (Arts Council England) | Daniel Norwood | Darren Sadler | Dawn Wooley | Doncaster & District TUC Trades Council | Doncaster Libraries | Doncaster Minster | Dr Barbara Weavers | Dr Sarah McNicol | Elizabeth Chandler | Gareth Dent | Healthwatch Doncaster | Ian Wolter | Jamie Bubb | Janet Wood | Jason Wilde | Jeffrey Lovell | Jenny Bright | John Umney | Jon Moorcroft | Jon Parker | Kat Young | Kate Aston | Keith Greenough | Kristianne Drake | Lee Milne | Lee Proudman | Louise O’Brien | Liz Orton | Lynne Burgess | Mark Gamsu | Martyn Rainbird | Mick Jenkinson | Mike Higgins | Mike Hurley | Moira Lovell | Morris Gallagher | Nicci Bentley | Nicola O’Neill | Nikki MacDonald | Nyssa Hird | Peter Ainsworth | Porl Cooper | Rob Townsend | Robert Good | Rupert Suckling | Russ Barker | Simon Popple | Sophy Rickett | St John the Evangelist’s church, Balby | Stephen Packer | Steve McAleavy | Teresa Meldrum | Tesco Extra Woodfield, Doncaster | Tony & Sharon Shephard | Unison (Doncaster) | Unite (West Yorkshire Retail Logistics) | Unite Community (Sheffield) | Warren Draper | Will Jennings | Woodfield School, Balby