"Look closer. You find an enchantment, an abdication
of metropolitan fret and status-struggle in favour of a leisurely logging of
elements; a landscape that is out of time, unresolved. In transition. Memorials
of discontinued industries. New money spent on new things. Hillsides learning
to disguise their wounds."
Iain Sinclair from his introduction to The
Valleys, with Anthony Stokes 2007, Seren, ISBN 978-1-85411-444-0
Valleys/Anthony Stokes, with an introduction by Iain Sinclair pub. Seren,
Valleys (with financial assistance of Arts Council of Wales)
Valley Museum & Gallery, Aberdare.
y Bont, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd.
of Wales, Aberystwyth.
Museum of Wales (National Waterfront Museum, Swansea)
Artist of the Year 2008, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, (Photography
Award) 22.6.08 - 26.7.08 (catalogue)
Y Lle Celf (Visual
Arts Pavilion) National Eisteddfod of Wales, Cardiff 2-9.8.08 (catalogue)
Anthony Stokes’ Ashley Davies. Buzz. April 2007
Jane MacNamee gwales.com Spring 2007 ‘Pictures from the valley -
now showing at a bookshop near you.’ Dave Edwards. Rhondda Leader.
a place to be proud of?’ Steffan Rhys. Glamorgan Gazette. 3.5.07
Views: where life is peachy.’ ed. Hannah Jones. Western Mail magazine.
Anthony Stokes’ Ben Brain. Amateur Photographer. 12.5.07
Anthony Stokes’ Steve Lindenburn (news video recording) BBC Wales.
Wales Today. BBC1 2.7.07