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Against The Grain: Skate Culture and the Camera


London will be blessed with more skateboarding history in a new gallery hosting Against The Grain: Skate Culture and the Camera – a touring exhibition and event series celebrating the photographers & filmmakers who documented the phenomena of skateboarding throughout the past 50 years.

The exhibition runs between 7th-22nd July in London featuring photos shot by J. Grant Brittain, Dobie Campbell, Glen E. Friedman, Atiba Jefferson, Spike Jonze Sam Muller, Mike O’Meally, Skin Phillips, C.R. Stecyk III, Wig Worland and Tobin Yelland alongside film makers, Graham Fletcher-Cook, Steve Douglas (411VM), Spike Jonze and Winstan Whitter, and curated by Jaime Marie Davis and Frankie Shea.

Archival material from SkateBoarder, Thrasher, Transworld, R.a.D (Read and Destroy), Sidewalk, 411 Video Magazine and other publications features media that was essential to circulating information about skateboarding and contributed to the international force it is today.

Don’t miss a look back into the last 50 years of skateboarding.

Address: 15 Bateman Street, Soho, W1D 3AQ

Exhibition opening times: Tuesday—Sunday, 12—7pm


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