London studio hosts Kick Over the Statues exhibition
The HASSELL London studio will open its doors to the public on Thursday 9 February with a photographic exhibition by renowned UK photographer, Ewen Spencer.
Kick over the statues explores the existence of youth tribes and subcultures in the UK. Photographed along the route of the 2016 Notting Hill Carnival in London, and in urban locations in Liverpool, the exhibition portrays a stark vision of today’s youth. It recalls the history of British subcultures, while shining a light on its very contemporary incarnations.
Ewen began shooting for visually driven style magazines, such as Sleazenation and The Face, in the late 1990s with an emphasis on youth and subculture, and has gone on to create documentary films on the same subject. His work creating album covers for bands including The Streets and The White Stripes has also led to major global advertising commissions and campaigns.
The exhibition, which runs in the HASSELL London studio until 7 April 2017, opens with a party on Thursday 9 February and will be the backdrop for a Pechakucha evening, a film screening and discussion, and a photography workshop over the coming two months.
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