Photographing the past, and future, of the union movement

By Tom Seymour

From the series: Union Trade Union Name: Marine Engineers Benevolent Assocoiation (MEBA) Image Location: Washington DC, USA

Modern working life is so frenetic, we don’t often get the chance to dwell on how it is evolving, on how secure it is, on what we should do if it might ever become threatened.

But who are the people, or groups of people, fighting against this seemingly inevitable trend? Who see, in the ways work once was, something noble, worth trying to protect.

Noel Bowler’s new photography series Union, recently published as a photobook by the published by the Berlin-based publisher Kehrer Verlag, takes inside the meeting rooms, and head offices, of industrial unions, introducing us to the people …read more

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