Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

High Life Highland (at the St Fergus Gallery in Wick) are delighted to be hosting a striking exhibition of black and white images shot aboard the seine net fishing boats, Mairead and Argosy, in the North Sea in the 1990’s. These images, by renowned Scottish documentary photographer Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, capture the reality of the life at sea for the fishermen of Scotland’s North East fishing communities – the cramped conditions, the monotony, and the gruelling work in harsh conditions. These striking images serve as an important record of a period and style of fishing which is already passing into history and provide an insight into the working conditions for seine net fishermen.

His work is on display at the St. Fergus Gallery in Wick from 9 Sept. – 31 Oct.