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Mutoid Waste Co Mash Up Glastonbury with The Unfairground

June 22nd, 2011 by Andrzej Mutoid Waste Co Mash Up Glastonbury with The Unfairground

The Mutoid Waste Co. are back mashing it up with their sculptures at Glastonbury Festival and this year they have created The Unfairground in the Far South East corner of the site. This remarkable head was constructed by Crusty Mark, one of the Mutoids from Italy who is actually an old school punk from Melbourne. […]

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Stonehenge had Summer Solstice – Glastonbury Is Not Armageddon

June 21st, 2011 by Andrzej Stonehenge had Summer Solstice – Glastonbury Is Not Armageddon

The power is about to run out on this computer. I'm sitting in the Unfairground at the far east corner of Glastonbury. It didn't rain today and I stopped off at Stonehenge. I arrived with nowhere to sleep and found somewhere in one of the first conversations I had with a stranger at Glastonbury. Thank […]

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Glastonbury in the Mud: Armageddon Time Is Here Again

June 20th, 2011 by Andrzej Glastonbury in the Mud: Armageddon Time Is Here Again

So today I'm heading off to the serious mud pit that will be Glastonbury Festival this year. Armageddon as described by Joe Rush yesterday. But I’m going anyway. It’s an important place for me. It’s where I started my photographic career 25 years ago and where I joined the Mutoid Waste Co 24 years ago. […]

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Fathers Day Fun: Sculptures and Snaps before Glastonbury Armageddon

June 20th, 2011 by Andrzej Fathers Day Fun: Sculptures and Snaps before Glastonbury Armageddon

Today was Fathers Day and for the first time in a while Sharna and I are in the same city. So she came over to Ladbroke Grove and we made a semi sculpture. I took some pics. We went for a walk, had food, had a great time. I love my daughter. She is cool. […]

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Pengu!ns are Go! Watch them fly….

June 17th, 2011 by Andrzej Pengu!ns are Go! Watch them fly….

Pengu!ns is a band formed by my daughter Sharna (aka Sshh) and her boyfriend Zak. They are very cool and they are going to be very successful. This picture was taken towards the end of a show they did a couple of weeks ago at The Stags Head in Hoxton, East London. They were supporting […]

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R.I.P. Elvis Presley & Gil Scott-Heron: Quaaludes & Cocaine Score Again

June 15th, 2011 by Andrzej R.I.P. Elvis Presley & Gil Scott-Heron: Quaaludes & Cocaine Score Again

Cocaine kills smart people as well as stupid ones. And cocaine does tend to make the smart people stupid. Which is why they die. Gil Scott-Heron died last week. I took this picture at Hammersmith Odeon in 1986 when he was so out of it as he walked on stage that he fell on his […]

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The Airborne Toxic Event: A Breath Of Fresh Air

May 25th, 2011 by Andrzej The Airborne Toxic Event: A Breath Of Fresh Air

The week after I arrived in London, The Airborne Toxic Event played a week of shows starting in the smallest venue they played and then growing to the largest. They did the same in LA and NYC in the following 2 weeks. This shot was taken backstage after their show at the Dublin Castle in […]

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The Best Party is a Political Party: Icelands real Volcano has yet to blow…

May 24th, 2011 by Andrzej The Best Party is a Political Party: Icelands real Volcano has yet to blow…

Imagine a comedian starting a political party called the Best Party as a satire on politics. Then inviting all his punk musician and artist friends to join him and run for power. And win. This happened last year in Iceland. This is Bardi Johannsson, who is a musician. And now he is also a politician. […]

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Fight Club: Thai Boxing for Westerners

March 8th, 2011 by Andrzej Fight Club: Thai Boxing for Westerners

Accompanied by the strains of a Thai reed pipe and the clatter of cymbals, Halfdan climbed into the ring. His face slowly drained of colour. He took in exposed beams, corrugated roof, fluorescent light, opponent, teacher, then lightly gloved hands and below that, bare feet on dusty canvas. His first fight was about to begin. […]

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Valentine’s Day: Sometimes love doesn’t hurt, it kills

February 15th, 2011 by Andrzej Valentine’s Day: Sometimes love doesn’t hurt, it kills

Isn’t love grand? And today is the day we celebrate love. Couples hold hands, exchange gifts, are guaranteed to make love and be generally romantic. But sometimes love hurts. And sometimes it kills. The sweet young couple in this picture didn’t want their faces to be identified because they were scared of the potential consequences. […]

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