Richard Gilligan will showcase his wonderful skateboarding photography to celebrate the launch of his new book DIY, this Thursday 6th December. Get down to Beach to check it out. Details can be found at www.beachlondon.co.uk and on FB.
If you have been following the fantastic work from Irish photographer Richard Gilligan over the years you would be familiar with his hands-on approach to shooting skateboarding. This month, a French publisher has released his new book from work that been archived for the last 4 years titled DIY, a collection of photographs of home-made skateparks throughout Europe and the US which explores the landscape and people that build and inhabit these hidden spaces.
His shots capture the hard work and endless energy that skateboarders put into a DIY project and the feeling that we all collectively receive from the end result, free from the constraints of societal rules.
Grab this hard cover book made up of 70 pages for your lounge today for €44 via 1980 Editions.