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The Clash Exhibition & Pop Up Shop at 75 Berwick Street

The Clash photographed by Pennie Smith

Photograph by Pennie Smith

To celebrate the release of The Clash's 2-disc 'Hits Back' and 'Sound System' box set; the seminal band will be hosting exhibition and pop-up shop 'Black Market Clash' in London's Berwick Street. Curated by the band alongside members of The Subway Gallery, the space will feature a hand-picked selection of instruments, stage clothing and memorabilia, alongside never-before-seen original manuscripts and artifacts from the band. 

Black Market Clash will be open from Saturday 7th - Sunday 22nd September, 12pm -8pm Mon-Sat and 11am - 5pm on Sundays.

Bob Mazzer - On the Tube

East London blog Spitalfields Life recently featured the work of Bob Mazzer, an Aldgate local who used his late-night commute as an opportunity to photograph the colourful scenarios he encountered on the city's underground.

Bob Mazzer On The Tube 3

Bob Mazzer On The Tube 1

Bob Mazzer On The Tube 2

The collection of photographs ranges from the everyday to the absurd, with Bob reflecting; “you don’t think you are starting a project, but one day you look back over your recent pictures and there are a dozen connected images, and you realise it is the beginning of a project – and then you fall in love with it.”

See the full set of images on Spitalfields Life here.

George Plemper - A Moment in Time

We recently came across the work of photographer George Plemper, whose A Moment in Time series captures British youth culture in the late 70s and early 80s. The documentary project is largely set around the estates and community centres of Woolwich and Thamesmead, with the photographer shooting hundreds of portraits of the young people he encountered day to day.

Boy in Parka, Goudhurst, Kent, 1977 - George Plemper

Boy in Parka, Goudhurst, Kent, 1977

Sam Uba, Riverside School, Thamesmead, 1978 - George Plemper

Sam Uba, Riverside School, Thamesmead, 1978

Gary and Justine, Woolwich Dockyard, 1981 - George Plemper

Gary and Justine, Woolwich Dockyard, 1981

Speaking of the project, George mentions that he wasn't originally sure what to do with the images, admitting that his "negatives and photographs sat mouldering in the back of my garage for 30 years before the wonders of the digital age allowed me to rescue them." The series has received a brilliant response on photo-sharing site flickr, as well as being mentioned on several blogs.

See the full Moment in Time series by George Plemper HERE.