26 pairs of eyes

Ahead of the exhibition launch on 4th June, Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion reflects on writing his sestude for The Foundling Museum. The reconstruction of the Court Room, and the preservation of all its original pictures, allows us…

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26 pairs of eyes

Meg Carter is one of the writers for the 26 Pairs of Eyes project, here she describes her thought process behind her poem for the exhibition. On being presented with just two or three features on the…

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26 Pairs of Eyes

We now have our 26 writers on board for a collaborative project. Thank you everyone for coming forward with such enthusiasm. A welcome guest is former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion who has also said an enthusiastic…

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News from 26

26 and The Foundling Museum The good news announced at Wordstock is that we have another collaborative project coming up, this time with The Foundling Museum in London. The museum is home to an important collection of…

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Latest 26 images

Disused pub in Hoxton by Andy York
Photo by Lucy Beevor
Image by Tony Linkson
Found on the island of Giglio, Italy by Chris Bird.
26 Screenshot by Lara Muth
I live at number 26, and this is my bin!  Rebecca Thomas
Captured in Venice by Elen Lewis
26-jane
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Spotted by Marin Lee at the Serpentine in Hyde Park
Spotted in Copenhagen by Helen MacKinven.
Spotted on the airfield of Tivat airport in Montenegro by Martin Lee
I took this picture in a fabulous vegan and raw food restaurant in Turin - Ezri Carlebach
Spotted in Capri by Laura Hunter
Woods near Jouqueviel, Midi-Pyrenees, 10 minutes after I had told my walking group about 26. They gave me a funny look. By David Mathews
Image by Ed Pritchard
Image by Lydia Thornley in Krakow
Spotted in Belfast by Jonathan Holt
From Christmas travels in Krakow by Lydia Thornley
Night time lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
Daytime lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley