‘A Harmonica for Ronnie’ a personal project by Mark Seymour
An exclusive interview with Mark Seymour about his recent exhibition ‘A Harmonica for Ronnie’.
Learn about how to get your work displayed in a gallery. In this interview Mark talks through the back story to his recent exhibition ‘A Harmonica for Ronnie’, a heartfelt project charting his father’s decline through Alzheimer’s. Mark discusses the creation of the project as well as how it has gone on to become such a huge success. It’s links to such a prominent disease and the emotional power of the images helped to engage a wide range of people who then wanted to help spread the message further, ultimately leading to the exhibition itself and tying it in with Alzheimer’s awareness month. Ultimately great images and a strong story are the key elements in documentary, but having a relevant subject at the right time can also be a crucial part of getting that extra exposure.