About the Author
Born in Oxford in 1930, Arnatt studied figure painting at the Royal Academy, London. He started performing "situations" in 1967, and with his 1969 series Self-burial, became a widely exhibited and highly influential conceptual artist. He switched to "straight" photography in the mid-1970s. Exhibitions include the Tate Britain's survey of British photography, May 2007.
David Hurn is the author of Wales: Land of My Father
and David Hurn: Photographs 1956-1976
and the coauthor of On Being a Photographer.
He is a member of the Magnum agency, and his photographs have been exhibited and published all over the world.