15 x 11 in, 380 x 305 mm, Letterpress with various wood and metal typefaces.
Images composed from woodcuts and photographic screen prints. Printed on Heritage 200gsm (white). Case-bound in a slipcase and embossed. In an edition of 30.
Drawn from the mist of nostalgia, a slice of early Rock & Roll history that possibly existed only in the playground section of a young, impressionable mind.
Late 50’s and early 60’s rebellion, seaside dance halls on the South coast of England.
Early impressions of Brighton Pier; the abduction by a desperate woman with a beehive haircut, the street corner, the police station.
Milkshakes, Candyfloss and the R.Wights secret lemonade drinker.
The relentless bubble-gum smell of fairground arcadia next to the raw energy of unrequited adolescent sexual fantasy.
A youthful vision of immortality all focused in Punch and Judy technicolor.
Victorian memorabilia, holiday resort picture postcards,
and then the Peabody Estate… and the sin of Auntie Dot’s daughter and bastard baby; a shadow lived next door.
Yeah, there’s a smoke cloud rising, Mama…
All to a four four rhythm and a slap back beat!