Hoof and Horn: Nando Messias as Faun

These shots of Nando as the Faun, are the first in a series I’m calling Hoof and Horn. Inspiration? Madame Yevonde‘s Goddesses series, Helen Chadwick, the Ballet Russes, the London underground club scene, the pagans and neo-pagans of Southwark (to whom I owe the project title). The abiding desire: a loosely-framed context within which to lure some of my favourite subjects off the stage, away from the dancefloor, and into the studio. Nando is first. We’ll see where this goes as a project, and I’ll write more about the concept later… This week I’ve also been documenting a performance Nando …

Dalston Superstore Photos in i-D Magazine

i-D has featured Dalston Superstore in its 300th anniversary issue, and included some of my shots from the pre-pre-opening party. Very happy to see the shot of Spiro with his drill on the dancefloor in print…

Studio Neon

Photos from Studio Neon’s ‘Wearable Art for Durable People’ show at Egg, now on Flickr.

Paul Hartnett Interview

Check out Darrell’s interview with legendary street and youth culture photographer Paul Hartnett over at BigShinyThing. Lots of love for people doing their own thing, but some harsh words for the ‘fashion sheep’.