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Derek Ridgers

Derek Ridgers was born on the 20th of October in 1952 and is an english photographer who has been photographing for 30 years so far. He… 300 more words



Derek Ridgers’ new book, ‘Skinheads 1979-1984’ offers perhaps the most comprehensive snapshot to date of a youth culture, and a country, in crisis.

As a photo essay it is little short of remarkable, capturing the boredom and ennui of its young skinhead subjects as they gather for bank holiday weekend seaside jollies or just generally loaf about London streets with little to do but strike the expected poses – straight arm salutes, white power insignia, swastika T shirts. 431 more words

Derek Ridgers- capturing underground London punk fashion/music scene-From... there to ''couture''

English photographer Derek Ridgers is an English photographer renowned for capturing images of celebrities,fashion designers and the underground music scenes of punk and of the New Romantics, mostly the London punk movement of the 60s and 70s.His photos are perhaps the best testimony of the fashion forwardness and the strong influence those music scenes actually had on contemporary fashion designers and trends.With the punk/new wave elements in the forefront since the ”Punk:Chaos to Couture” MET exhibition,it makes great sense to revisiting his photos-a testimony of an era where individual style within a group and creativity were the norm.

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Next live performance, the new night in London !

Madame Sex and friends – 23 March 2014 !

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Derek Ridgers

I stumbled upon this article the other day, which was about the photographer Derek Ridgers who documented the London youth from 1978-87. It was interesting to see his work and the shots he took of the various personalities around London. 248 more words


Hallowed Spanish party island, home of the super rich and outrageous, and playground of the world’s most famous DJ’s and Electronic music acts, Ibiza is the place where Dance music dreams are made. 228 more words


Ibiza's hedonistic history: New exhibition documents the outrageous club culture of the Eighties

Ibiza has long been Europe’s ‘pleasure island’. The island has a history of hedonism. It was a haven for liberal and alternative Spaniards during Franco’s rule.  312 more words