Daniel Farr
September 19th, 2014

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 18.09.14. Daniel Farr at home in Dalston in east London on Thursday 18 September 2014. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2014. All rights reserved.

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New pictures of Daniel Farr at home in Dalston.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 18.09.14. Daniel Farr at home in Dalston in east London on Thursday 18 September 2014. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2014. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 18.09.14. Daniel Farr at home in Dalston in east London on Thursday 18 September 2014. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2014. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 18.09.14. Daniel Farr at home in Dalston in east London on Thursday 18 September 2014. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2014. All rights reserved.


The Print Room Exhibition
August 30th, 2014

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NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. South New Jersey in the summer of 1995. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 1995.

The Print Room Exhibitiontheprintroomkl.com

One of my 90s New Jersey prints will be on show at The Print Room in Malaysia next month for the Up Your Alley street photography exhibition. The show opens on the 6 September and runs until the 19 October 2014. A selection of my zines and my new book Millbank and that Van will also be on sale.

“The Print Room’s next exhibition “Up Your Alley” focuses on street photography, which is arguably one of the most practised but much-debated genres of photography. What exactly constitutes “street photography”? Does it document the daily heartbeat of a particular place? Does a photographer’s interaction with the people in front of the lens compromise the image in any way? Can a photograph be considered an example of street photography if it only captures the physical space, without the people who live there?

“These were some of the questions that the photographers involved in this exhibition grappled with as they trawled different corners of their respective cities at all hours of the day and night. We will be showing various works from professional and emerging photographers, as well as some of the students of the The Print Room, all of whom have shot in a vast range of styles in locations such as England, Malaysia, South Korea, Japan, Bangladesh and Switzerland.”


Millbank and that Van
August 15th, 2014

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Millbank and that Vancaferoyalbooks.com

Selected page spreads from my new book Millbank and that Van which was released yesterday by Café Royal Books. You can buy a copy via here.

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Audio: Larry Clark Talk at The Photographers’ Gallery
August 6th, 2014

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Marc Vallée talk on Larry Clark at The Photographers’ Gallery on Friday 25 July 2014. Photo by Andrew Youngson.

Audio: Larry Clark Talkmarcvallee.co.uk

Here is the full, raw and unedited audio of the talk I did on Larry Clark at the The Photographers’ Gallery in July. The talk was about one of my favourite pictures from Clark’s book The Perfect Childhood and it’s influence on me and my work.

Huge thanks to Oliver Whitehead and the gallery for asking me to do this. Plus a special thanks to Andrew Youngson for the pictures of the event.

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Marc Vallée talk on Larry Clark at The Photographers’ Gallery on Friday 25 July 2014. Photo by Andrew Youngson.

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Marc Vallée talk on Larry Clark at The Photographers’ Gallery on Friday 25 July 2014. Photo by Andrew Youngson.


The Photographers’ Gallery – Larry Clark Talk
July 24th, 2014

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“My Favourite Photograph”thephotographersgallery.org.uk

Tomorrow (25.07.14) lunchtime I will be talking about one of my favourite Larry Clark pictures at The Photographers’ Gallery. If you are free and nearby be great to see you.

“Please join us in the Café for an informal 10 minute lunchtime talk by photographer Marc Vallée. Marc will talk about an image from The Perfect Childhood by Larry Clark.

“Marc Vallée is a London-based documentary photographer whose work focuses on the London graffiti scene, anti-skateboarding architecture, youth culture and political dissent. Marc’s work has been published and exhibited worldwide. Marc has a independent approach to publishing, rooted in the DIY punk zine culture. His latest zine Queer is stocked in The Photographers’ Gallery bookshop.”

It’s free, just turn up at 1pm, The Photographers’ Gallery, 16 – 18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW. MAP.


Café Royal Books: Millbank and that Van
July 14th, 2014


Millbank and that Van by Marc Vallée. Published by Café Royal Books.

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Café Royal Bookswikipedia.org

My new book Millbank and that Van will be released by Café Royal Books a month today on Thursday 14 August 2014. The book features many unpublished pictures from the 2010 student protests in London against government plans to raise tuition fees. Collaborating with Café Royal has been a brilliant and rewarding experience.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 10.11.10. Student protesters and police clashed outside the Conservative Party headquarters at Millbank in central London on Wednesday 10th November 2010. Early in the day 50,000 students and supporters marched against governments plans to rise tuition fees to £9,000 per year. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2010. All rights reserved.


Guardian Feature – Anti-Skateboarding Devices
June 16th, 2014

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“Anti-skateboarding architecture – in pictures”theguardian.com

“In the week that spikes and other hostile architecture devices have been in the news, photographer Marc Vallée has a book of striking images documenting the obstacles put in the way of skateboarders. The second edition is out now.”

My Anti-Skateboarding Devices project & zine was featured in the Guardian last week. Plus I’m quoted in this article by Ben Quinn on defensible architecture and the Camden Bench. The package also includes an interview with London skateboarder Dylan Leadley-Watkins.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 24.07.13. Anti-skateboarding devices at the 201 Bishopsgate/Broadgate Tower on Thursday 24 July 2013 in London, England. Anti-skateboarding devices and architecture are deployed by private corporations and local authorities. The aim is to reshape individual and group behavior and discourage skateboarders from using a particular public or semi public space. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2013.


London Festival of Architecture Miniclick Talk
May 31st, 2014

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“Miniclick Shorts Evening”londonarchitecturediary.com

“The Miniclick Photo Talks”miniclick.co.uk

Looking forward to taking part in the London Festival of Architecture Miniclick talk next week – hosted by the Anise Gallery.

The panel also includes Fergus Heron, Brian David Stevens, Grant Smith, Richard Chivers and Alexander Christie.

Doors open at 6.30pm and it’s free.

7pm, Thursday 5 June 2014.
Anise Gallery, 13a Shad Thames, London, SE1 2PU.

Let the Miniclick folks know you are coming via Facebook.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 04.05.13. Save the Southbank Skate Jam on Saturday 4 May 2013 in London, England. The legendary skate spot is under threat as part of plans to refurbish the Festival Wing, home to the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Purcell Room and the Hayward Gallery. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2013. All rights reserved.


Dom Lyne and Christopher Rudd-Perry
May 18th, 2014

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 13.05.14. Writer Dom Lyne and his partner Christopher Rudd-Perry on Tuesday 13 May 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2014. All rights reserved.

“Dom Lyne and Christopher Rudd-Perry”marcvallee.co.uk

New pictures of Dom from last week with his partner Christopher Rudd-Perry.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 13.05.14. Christopher Rudd-Perry on Tuesday 13 May 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2014. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 13.05.14. Writer Dom Lyne and his partner Christopher Rudd-Perry on Tuesday 13 May 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2014. All rights reserved.


London Festival of Architecture Exhibition
May 14th, 2014

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 04.05.13. Save the Southbank Skate Jam on Saturday 4 May 2013 in London, England. The legendary skate spot is under threat as part of plans to refurbish the Festival Wing, home to the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Purcell Room and the Hayward Gallery. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2013. All rights reserved.

London Festival of Architecture Exhibitionanisegallery.co.uk

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“In collaboration with the London Festival of Architecture, Anise Gallery will be exhibiting works from a select group of leading architectural and documentary photographers. The focus of the exhibition will be the unique and varied landscape of SE1, in particular the multitude of diverse buildings that can be found in this incredible pocket of South East London.”Anise Gallery.

In June I will be taking part in a group exhibition at the Anise Gallery for this years London Festival of Architecture program. I’m incredibly happy that one of my Long Live Southbank pictures has been included. I will also be taking part in a Miniclick talk at the gallery on Thursday 5 June along with other photographers from the show. This is one not to miss.

Private View: 6pm to 9pm, Thursday 12 June 2014.

Anise Gallery, 13a Shad Thames, London, SE1 2PU.

Click here for more information.

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