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28/03/06
Snap Up the Underground
- Tube photos help Londoners become ‘tourists in their own city’

Snap Up the Underground.  Image:  Blackfriars, by Mark Dawber.WINNERS of an innovative photography competition saw their work on exhibition at The Gallery on Cowcross Street last night.

Living in a Tubemap is billed as a chance for Londoners to look afresh at their city, specifically to take pictures of local Tube stations as if they were visitors seeing them for the first time.

“The winning entries prove that every Londoner can be a tourist in their own city,” said Astrid Kirchner, the director of Living in a Tubemap. “I hope this competition and exhibition will encourage more Londoners to look beyond their immediate surroundings”

Out of close to 1000 entries on that theme, nine winners have now been unveiled and are to be exhibited again in April.

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