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The Seaside 1975 – 1981 by Chris Killip

The Seaside 1975 – 1981 by Chris Killip

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Year: 2020
Format: Softcover
Size: 140 x 200 mm
Pages: 34pp
Edition of 500
Published by: Cafe Royal Books

Documentary photography by Chris Killip

This 34-page paperback showcases images of the seaside as captured by Chris Killip between the years 1975 and 1981.

Chris Killip (1946 – 2020) was a Manx photographer who worked at Harvard University in Cambridge, from 1991 to 2017, as a Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies. Killip was well known for his gritty black and white images of people and places.

Café Royal Books (founded 2005) is an independent publisher based in Southport, England. Originally set up as a way to disseminate art, in multiple, affordably, quickly, and internationally while not relying on ‘the gallery’. Café Royal Books publishes artist’s books and zines as well as a weekly series of photobook/zines. The photographic publications are part of a long ongoing series, generally working with photographers and their archives, to publish work, which usually falls into 1970–2000 UK documentary / reportage.

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