Preston Bus Station by Jamie Hawkesworth.
First edition first impression large format hardback in fine condition. No markings. Pages clean, binding firm, Please see pics. Dust jacket in removable protective sleeve.
About Preston Bus Station
While living in Preston in 2010, the striking Brutalist bus station caught Hawkesworth's eye. Some some years later the station was under threat of demolition, the photographer moved back to Preston for a month and spent every single day photographing the endangered building.
Through capturing the constant flow of passengers, he built a collection of beautiful portraits that not only would contain the personalities of the subjects, but form a wider identity, that of this iconic building that was at risk of disappearing. The result is an arresting series of portraits that give the viewer the sensation of a moving stream of stories.
About Jamie Hawkesworth
Jamie Hawkesworth is a British fashion and documentary photographer. His first photography project was made in Preston bus station as a member of the collective Preston is My Paris.
The work was published in their 2010 self-published newspaper as well as in his own 2017 book, both called Preston Bus Station.
That experience has influenced his work since,
shooting fashion campaigns, catalogues and editorials.
He has had solo exhibitions at The Hepworth Wakefield in Wakefield, UK; Red Hook Labs in Brooklyn, New York City; and Huis Marseille in Amsterdam; the latter showing a mix of his personal as well as his commercial photography.
Hawkesworth has quickly built a reputation for his lo-fi, documentary style approach that has seen him shoot campaigns for Alexander McQueen, JW Anderson and Marni, and editorials for American and British Vogue
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