Huck Magazine interviews Dennis Morris | Roots, Rock, Reggae

August 12 2014 . 01:31am

From Bob Marley to Sid Vicious, Hackney to Jamaica, Dennis Morris captured images that close the divide.

Dennis Morris came of age documenting the changes that surrounded him. Born and bred in Dalston, Hackney, his observational lens on life later proved iconic when he captured the likes of Bob Marley and The Sex Pistols off-stage and in their prime.

Found and encouraged at a photography class put on at his local church by philanthropist and inventor of photographic equipment Donald Patterson, he was heavily influenced by war photographers like Robert Capa, Don McCullin and Eugene Smith as well Tim Page and Gordon Park – the first black photographer to work with Time and Life magazines.

His vast body of work – including Growing Up Black and Southhall: A Home from Home, which explores Asian identity in Britain – gives a rare documentation of the UK in flux during the 1970s, as new communities flourished and the youth embraced culture from all angles.

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Come celebrate with Huck Magazine on the release of their latest edition curated by Ed Templeton

July 25 2014 . 05:26am

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Come celebrate with Huck Magazine on the release of their latest edition curated by Ed Templeton at Arcana Books | August 2, 2014 | 4-6pm

Arcana: Books on the Arts
8675 Washington Boulevard
Culver City. CA. 90232

Huck 45, specially guest-edited by artist, photographer, skateboarder and chronicler of Southern California Ed Templeton, is a colourful cruise through the Tempster’s motley crew of creative friends, spawned from skateboarding and surfing cultures.

As well as an epic interview with Ed – in which skateboarding’s favourite expressionist reflects on his Huntington Beach history, artistic inspirations and the community of likeminded DIYers he surrounds himself with – The Ed Templeton Issue also features in-depth interviews and beautiful photoshoots with the likes of photographer Tobin Yelland, Hamburger Eyes publisher Ray Potes, painter Ashley Macomber and street-shooter collective The Deadbeat Club.

For more information visit: www.huckmagazine.com

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