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Book 3 from the series 'East London Photo Stories'.
‘A Portrait of Hackney’ by Zed Nelson. 96pp hardcover, quarter-bound cloth spine, gold foiled, 199 x 139 mm
This book is also available to buy as a Collector's Edition here.
An intimate look at the ever-changing face of Hackney: the complexity, the contradictions, the clash of cultures. Portraits and landscapes are set against overheard snippets of conversations from the area. Zed Nelson has lived his whole life in Hackney - it was here he learnt to ride a bike, took his first drugs and lost his virginity. When he was young this was a place to get away from but now he has fallen back in love with the area.
Zed Nelson gained international recognition as a documentary photographer working in some of the world’s most troubled areas. In recent years he has turned his focus on Western society to reflect on contemporary social issues. His work has been exhibited at Tate Britain, the ICA and the National Portrait Gallery and resides in the permanent collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum. Nelson lives and works in Hackney, East London. This is his third book.
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'Funland', 128pp, cloth spine and back cover, 237mm x 285mm.
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From Blackpool to Brighton, and Barry Island to Brightlingsea, these richly-detailed photographs capture the candyfloss colours and faded nostalgia of a seaside culture that is peculiarly (yet wonderfully) British.
Rob Ball has been a photographer for over 20 years. He spent time working as a news, sport and crime scene photographer before shifting to long-form personal projects while lecturing at Canterbury Christ Church University. Rob has exhibited his work internationally and continues to work on projects and commissions while lecturing.
Book design by Friederike Huber and Hoxton Mini Press
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'The East End in Colour 1980-1990', 128pp, cloth spine, 156mm x 196mm. Edited by Chris Dorley-Brown.
Book 5 in the series 'Vintage Britain'
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Following our hugely popular The East End in Colour 1960-1980 by David Granick, this new book by a different photographer, Tim Brown, picks up the story in 1980 as East London enters an extraordinary decade of transformation. Focusing on the Docklands and the further reaches of the East End, Tim took these pictures on 35mm film between shifts of driving trains on London Underground's Central Line.
Tim began taking photos in 1980, around the same time that he started a 20-year stint working on London Underground. He was a Central Line train driver for 13 years and lived in East London for over 20 before moving to Essex with his wife and two children. The book features an introduction by Chris Dorley-Brown, editor of the book, and an interview between Chris and Tim.
Book design by Friederike Huber.
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Our series 'Vintage Britain' is dedicated to rediscovering the best photographs taken in Britain during the mid to late 20th century.
You will receive a copy of each of the following:
The East End in Colour 1960-1980 by David Granick (Book 1)
The Isle of Dogs: Before the big money by Mike Seaborne (Book 2)
Dog Show 1961-1978 by Shirley Baker (Book 3)
Paradise Street: The lost art of playing outside (Book 4)
The East End in Colour 1980-1990 (Book 5)