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Chris Killip: The Station

Text by Chris Killip.

Featured image is reproduced from 'Chris Killip: The Station.'

Late in 2016, British photographer Chris Killip’s (born 1946) son discovered a box of contact sheets of the photos his father had made at the Station, an anarcho-punk music venue in Gateshead, Northern England, open from 1981 to 1985. These images of raw youth caught in the heat of celebration had lain dormant for 30 years; they now return to life in this book.

The Station was not merely a music and rehearsal space, but a crucible for the self-expression of the subcultures and punk politics of the time. As Killip recollects: “When I first went to the Station in April 1985, I was amazed by the energy and feel of the place. It was totally different, run for and by the people who went there ... nobody ever asked me where I was from or even who I was. A 39-year-old with cropped white hair, always wearing a suit, with pockets stitched inside the jacket to hold my slides.”


Featured image is reproduced from 'Chris Killip: The Station.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Dazed

Elizabeth Coop

Chris Killip’s photos capture the freedom of punk in 80s north east England

AnOther Man

Zoe Whitfield

Chris Killip’s images capture the heyday of The Station in Gateshead, Newcastle

Guardian

Sean O'Hagan

The Station was a legendary hotspot where cider-fuelled punks would pogo to Rancid, Death Zone and more. Chris Killip reveals how he photographed the pummelling chaos

Elephant

Emily Gosling

Chris Killip's evocative portraits document how a small movement and single venue galvanized a community, and gave young people a sense of self-worth and hope.

i-D

Emma Russell

Documents punk rockers in action, escaping the tough realities of North East England through music and moshing.

It's Nice That

Ayla Angelos

A collection of flash-lit, black and white pictures taken in Gateshead at a music venue called The Station.

AnOther

Belle Hutton

Left untouched for years in a box of contacts in the photographer’s studio, the spirited black and white photographs Killip took inside The Station document a bygone era of nightlife.

Arts Editor

Jason Carpenter

Killip’s laying bare of the personalities at the club, in atmospheric black and white, evokes the way Dorothea Lange or Diane Arbus could capture the spirit, almost mystical, of working-class folks. But whereas those artists’ works often contrasted the close-up expressiveness etched onto well-traveled faces by alternately placing their subjects against wide-open vistas and the rawness of their environments, Killip stays intimate.

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Chris Killip: Isle of Man Revisited

CHRIS KILLIP: ISLE OF MAN REVISITED

Text by Chris Killip.

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Pub Date: 11/24/2015
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Chris Killip: In Flagrante Two

CHRIS KILLIP: IN FLAGRANTE TWO

Text by Chris Killip.

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ISBN: 9783869309606
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Pub Date: 5/24/2016
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Chris Killip: Pirelli Work

CHRIS KILLIP: PIRELLI WORK

Text by Chris Killip.

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ISBN: 9783869309613
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Pub Date: 11/24/2015
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Chris Killip: Seacoal

CHRIS KILLIP: SEACOAL

Text by Chris Killip.

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ISBN: 9783869302560
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Pub Date: 5/30/2011
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Chris Killip: In Flagrante

CHRIS KILLIP: IN FLAGRANTE

Text by Gerry Badger, John Berger, Sylvia Grant, Jeffrey Ladd.

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ISBN: 9781935004066
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Pub Date: 2/1/2009
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