Flags: A new Book
Talented youth trials rider, action man, son, fiancé and all-round good young man passed away recently after a four-year battle with cancer.
Photographer and former Trials rider Joshua Turner is releasing a book of photographs inspired by Motorcycle Trials. Competing in various clubman events held by the likes of Manchester 17, Macclesfield Trials Club and Staffordshire Moorlands from 2007 to 2015, Joshua is the third generation of Trials riders to come from the Turner family. Trials has had a significant effect on Josh’s practice as a photographer, particularly in the subject he is interested in working on. The recurring theme of his work is the relationship between the individual and the landscape, and although a vast subject, has a personal importance due to the influence from riding Trials.
The photobook is called Flags, taking its name from the objects used to mark out sections. The book will contain approximately 30 pages, with 17 large-format film photographs. Josh has also chosen four images where he used to mark out sections when he first started riding; the sections will be printed onto tracing paper and laid over the photographs of the sections. Please show your support for a fellow Trials rider and upcoming photographer by pre-ordering a copy of Flags. To do so follow the link to Josh’s crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter: www.joshuaturnerphoto.format.com/ kickstarter