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EYES ON MAIN STREET

ADD PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES OF street life from around the world to the quiet shopfronts of a small town, and you have ‘Eyes on Main Street’. This international photography festival presents a kaleidoscopic experience of everyday street life from many very different places, and sets them into the tranquillity of Wilson, North Carolina, USA. From the tropical beaches of Kenya to the snowfields of Australia and the war-torn zones of Palestine, ‘Eyes on Main Street’ celebrates this shared experience.

A far cry from the major art centres and the sterile spaces of the white cube, ‘Eyes on Main Street’ offers photographers the unique architectural

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