M1 by British photographer Ricky Adam is a travelogue narrated through bodily effluent. A motorway journey described in the call and response of the full bladder. A British road movie – Two Lane Blacktop and Wild At Heart reduced to a trail of piss-filled plastic bottles. It has been selected by Martin Parr for inclusion in the Tate / Parr collection.
“Beautifully photographed and published, the series really sums up our modern throw-away cultures relationship to waste … M1 is a comment on photographic seeing, the shared language of photography and the photo book itself.” – Martin Parr.
About the Artist
Ricky Adam was born in Bangor, Northern Ireland in 1974. Ricky has been involved in the D.I.Y. punk community for many years & has been Co. Editor/Photographer for ‘DIG BMX‘ magazine for over 20 years. Since 1997 he has worked on various photographic projects in Ireland, Europe & America.