Martinson, Neil - Hackney 1970s-1980s

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Neil Martinson.
Hackney 1970s-1980s.

Southport, United Kingdom: Cafe Royal Books, 2021. 
Staple-bound softcover. 
36 pages. 
Second printing.
Black & White. 

East London in the 70s was raw and vivid,
with bombed-out houses, kids playing in the streets
and factories buzzing.
Photographer Neil Martinson was there to chronicle
the turbulent pre-gentrification era

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.