London Nights

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As featured in Creative BoomCreative Review and The British Journal of Photography.


In the glow of the night, the vibrancy of London meets a quiet stillness.

This collection of historic and contemporary images features work from over 60 photographers who reveal the city after hours: unnerving, beautiful, eerie, energised – sometimes all at once. Step into the night and discover a darker, richer side to the capital. 

The book contains essays by Museum of London’s Curator of Photographs, Anna Sparham, poetry by award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams, and over 100 images from the exhibition that span the genres of architectural, documentary and portrait photography. Includes work by Bill Brandt, Bob Collins, Brian Griffin, Tish Murtha, Tim Peake, Rut Blees Luxemburg, William Eckersley, Dougie Wallace, Nick Turpin and many more. 

'London Nights' is published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name, running 11 May - 11 November 2018 at Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN. Click here for more details.

208pp hardback, navy cloth spine, yellow foil, 222 x 167 mm.

Anna Sparham graduated with a photography degree and after working with the British Empire & Commonwealth Museum’s photographs collection, she joined the Museum of London in 2004, becoming a curator there in 2006. Working closely with photographers, Sparham develops the museum’s collections and realises temporary exhibitions.

Inua Ellams is a cross art form practitioner, a poet, playwright and performer. He has written for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal National Theatre and the BBC.

This is the first edition.

Book design by Frederike Huber.

ISBN: 978-1-910566-34-3


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