Combat 18 Protest .

Today whilst driving down the promenade in Blackpool I came across a neo nazi protest by combat 18 . A large number of people had gathered in balaclavas and were showing their contempt for the numbers of immigrants being allowed into the country , particularly polish and Muslims . They were shouting hate speech over a loudspeaker and microphone tannoy system .     Unfortunately…

Crazy Kingdom

These are a few portraits from my new book Crazy Kingdom . http://www.lensculture.com/stephenshaw Death is a cultural disease . Mans negative perceptions of his own mortality have caused us to greedily and selfishly consume our planets resources in search of the elixir of life . The eyes that stare back at you are from indiviudals who are close to , have been close to…

Deathlessness

The negative contribution of our perceived reality of death on society . In my current project “ Place “ I started a project surrounding our cultures interaction with death and its own mortality throughout history . How it is perceived as a taboo and as a species how we have been negatively influenced by it in many ways . Throughout history man has shown…