Colin Gordon

Once Upon A Time

About This Collection

Out of darkness, through illness and emotional turmoil into the light. These pictures represent the summation of a journey from a series based on a novel, to one based on personal drama, to an original narrative intended to be universal in meaning. Fairytales defy reason to illustrate the truth. Polemics age, only imagination is the guarantor of freedom. These pictures are about the freedom to imagine a better world. Emerging from the depths of a dark forest our four adventurers; head, heart, hands and hope to embark on their quest for freedom encountering a panoply of characters and overcoming a series of challenges before reaching ‘The Happy Land’.