Description

Black Country was made by Gilden in 2013 whilst on commission for Multi-Story projects. During his three-week stay Gilden documented overlooked people, factories and homes in the Midlands in order to unveil and study the changing landscape of post-industrialized Britain.

Gilden focused on the neglected and marginalized communities; his goal was to shine a light not only on people who are often ignored in day-to-day society, but also on the trades and ideals that are slowly fading into history in the UK.

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