Leticia Batty (1993) is originally from Worksop, Nottinghamshire and now resides in London. She’s a photographic artist who specialises in medium format colour photography, with the Worksop and Sheffield area as the biggest influence on her work. Her practice explores themes of identity, landscape, British politics and the self.
About ‘Steel City’:
A town like Sheffield assumes a kind of sinister magnificence – George Orwell Sheffield is a town with its identity forged from its industrial past. This project stands as a testimony to this; an account of the defining structural elements that shape a city. In this series the pragmatic yet intimate nature of the images projects the effect of the grind of industry over the city of Sheffield.