A new book that's been released by Vice in the UK that celebrates two of its most iconic youth tribes: skinheads and punks. It's a sequel to Gavin Watson's classic book ‘Skins‘ which documented the working class subculture and how its look was adopted later by right wing extremists. Now Gavin Watson publishes a book that mixes images of that tribe with the photos of the punk movement. The Vice site says:

Skins & Punks is a singular retrospective complete with commentaries and an introduction by the director Shane Meadows (This Is England, Dead Man’s Shoes). The photos get what it is to really be a rebellious working class youth growing up in the 1980s. This is documentary photography at its best, a stunningly intimate window into a cultural movement. Gavin Watson is an acclaimed documentary and portrait photographer. His natural eye for a moment in time and the stark brutal honesty of the images he captured have made his collection of work one of the UK’s finest documentary portfolios.

PSFK’s Premium Subscription provides access to a database of over 100,000 articles featuring new ideas, interviews, analysis and opinion on the latest innovation in brand, customer and retail experience.
Already a subscriber? Log in
(powered by Wallkit)