‘One Dollar Sterling’ by Luke Adekoya Campbell. The A3 print was part of Standpoint’s fundraising print sale, sold exclusively at not just a shop.
In September 2022, the British pound hit an all-time low against the US dollar. This was because tax cuts in the “mini-budget” undermined confidence in the UK. This image juxtaposes the perceived strength of sterling with the currency’s actual value. It can also be read as more general comment on post-Brexit politics in the UK.
- Standpoint fundraising print sale ran in June 2023, with proceeds going towards funding activities to support Standpoint’s graduate degree show, and to help sustain the collective beyond university
- Now the fundraising sale has ended, remaining print sales will be given back to the BA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course at London College of Communication, who will use the funds to support the next group of students.
- Each Standpoint A3 print is £50
- Read more about Standpoint here