THE CLVSSBOOK.

A photo series inspired by the British Culture Archive that's about getting a little insight to & celebrating working class folk.

EDITION 001.

BRIAN HOMER

So many memories! I guess in the end my over-riding feeling is a mixed one. On one hand the family and community were pretty inward looking and unadventurous. But on the other hand it felt very safe and supportive...

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EDITION 002.

LIAM BAILEY

My community was close knit and the people have a unique way of digesting hardship. The banter and the want to smile...

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EDITION 003.

MARLON PATRICE

Growing up in a multicultural community, we learned to value each other and look out for one another. We'd stay out late, we were a little rough around the edges but for us...

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EDITION 004.

GOLDSMITH

I feel very lucky to have had lots of different communities growing up in Coventry. I moved around a lot as a young kid and found myself part of communities based around my interests too. Things like graffiti, skateboarding etc...

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EDITION 005.

KOFI GYAMFI

I love the unique spaces in Moss Side such as Rasta HQ and the West Indian community centre, the gentrification creeping in breaks my heart. But the one thing...

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EDITION 006.

LUCY SCOTT

What I loved most about the community I grew up in was that people helped one another. Doors were left open and the kids ran in and out of each others houses, we always knew there was somewhere safe to go...

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EDITION 007.

CRAIG PINKNEY

Growing up in Brum (Hockley/Winson Green B18 to be precise), it was incredible. I miss playing ‘curbies’, ‘tracking’, ‘knock door run’, & just being a kid. I think a lot of kids today don’t get the chance to experience these simple joys, and I would love for them to have those opportunities...

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