The Connect10 vote: Rankin heads to an allotment in Nottingham for Museums at Night

| 14 January 2014 | Updated: 30 January 2014

The Connect10 vote to see where Rankin appears for Museums at Night has been won by St Ann's Allotments in Nottingham

a black and white photo portrait of Rankin winking
© Rankin
Rankin will be heading for an allotment in Nottingham for a highly unusual evening event of participatory photography for Museums at Night 2014.

St Ann's Allotments in Nottingham will turn allotment plot holders into subjects for Rankin, with the plots themselves forming the venue with the images displayed in the renovated Victorian glasshouse.

More about Rankin:

Synonymous with compelling portraiture, Rankin’s lens captures, creates and unveils icons - a cast ranging from Tony Blair and Kate Moss to David Bowie and the Queen. Rankin’s images have become part of contemporary iconography, evidence of his frankness and passion for all aspects of modern culture and its representation in the photographed image.

Rankin has published 30 books, produced countless documentaries, made several films, staged gallery shows and in 2009, undertook the biggest project of his career – Rankin Live, a mammoth, interactive spectacle.

For seven straight weeks, Rankin photographed ordinary people off the street, one every 15 minutes – retouching, printing and hanging the image within half an hour of the shutter being fired - managing to shoot over 1600 Londoners. Museums at Night is a golden opportunity for Rankin to further explore his unique interactive approach to photography.

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