Plastic People’s Last Hurrah

Last weekend saw the curtains close on Shoreditch clubbing institution Plastic People, a sad day for East Enders, city dwellers, and any fresh face out to straddle the town and burn up their dancing shoes. For over two decades Plastic People has been the go-to destination of choice for a discerning crowd of kids of […]

January 7th, 2015
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We all know Victoria Park is a beacon for fun and games come Summer, when the East London masses descend on its grassy banks for Field Day, Lovebox, and a host of other sun-loving activities. About time, then, that it’s spruced up for Winter as well. Enter Winterville, Hackney’s “alternative” Winter Wonderland, but without the […]

December 6th, 2014
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A Room Full of Kipple

East London-based photographer Dan Tobin Smith¬†is filling his studio with rubbish, and serving up supper. From the guy that brought you the album cover for Jay Z’s The Blueprint 3, and has flexed his creative fingers for the likes of Nike, Bacardi, Sony…¬†Tobin Smith is venturing into the bizarre territory of life’s by-products. For his […]

July 12th, 2014
posted by Footman