The building is the Royal Festival
Hall on the South Bank in London, built as part of the Festival of Britain
It's a lovely building with concert halls etc and until lately, anyway,
an excellent program of exhibitions. I'm fond of it too because I lived
in the area for a long time and used to mooch around there a lot.
In fact, this montage has been exhibited inside that very building twice;
in 1991 when I won a prize in the South Bank Photo Show and in 2000 in
an interesting show called Revealing Images.
I was playing, obviously, with
the flames and flowers.
Permanent Collection, Imperial War Museum, London.
(The picture is now owned by the Imperial War Museum, and
for it and another to be borrowed for a show in London some years ago,
I was told, a security expert had first to visit, and each picture was
fitted with an in-frame electronic alarm - rather better treatment than
when I moved to Dublin, with them all stuffed into two carrier bags..)