Graffiti Writer, London
April 22nd, 2016

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 21.04.16. Graffiti writer on Thursday 21 April 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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New pictures of a London graffiti writer.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 21.04.16. Graffiti writer on Thursday 21 April 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.


London Skateboarder Dylan Leadley-Watkins
April 18th, 2016

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 08.04.16. Skateboarder Dylan Leadley-Watkins on Friday 8 April 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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New pictures of Dylan in Soho.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 08.04.16. Skateboarder Dylan Leadley-Watkins on Friday 8 April 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 08.04.16. Skateboarder Dylan Leadley-Watkins on Friday 8 April 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.


Work In Progress: Vandals
April 13th, 2016

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 21.10.15. Graffiti writer on a roof on Wednesday 21 October 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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Currently working on a project called Vandals that documents a small London graffiti crew. A zine will be published in the autumn along with an exhibition. Here is an edit of ten images from the project.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writer on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writer on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writers on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 05.02.16. A graffiti writer in a derelict factory on Friday 5 February 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 21.10.15. Graffiti writer on a roof on Wednesday 21 October 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writer on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writer on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writer on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 05.02.16. A graffiti writer in a derelict factory on Friday 5 February 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.


Tate Britain Talk
April 2nd, 2016

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Marc Vallée on Instagram.

Library and Archive show and tell: Photobookstate.org.uk

On Friday 6 May 2016 I will be giving a talk at Tate Britain on my zines that the Tate hold in its library collection.

The zines will be on display in the reading rooms and Holly Callaghan from Tate Britain will give a short presentation about the photobook and zine collection and introduce me and my work.

I will talk about my zines, self-publishing and the crossover between photobooks and zines.

After the talk attendees will have around 40 minute to look round the display and ask Holly and I questions.  

You can book tickets from Tate Britain.


Writers was published in 2012 and documents the London graffiti scene with a focus on the artists themselves.


Anti-Skateboarding Devices was published in 2012 with a second edition in 2014 and a third edition in Spring 2015. A visual polemic against private corporations and local authorities who aim to reshape individual and group behaviour in the context of skateboarding.


Documenting Dylan was published in 2013 and documents the life of London skateboarder Dylan Leadley-Watkins.


Number Four was published in 2013 and includes visual references to the London skateboarding, photography and zine publishing scenes.


Queer was published in 2014 and documents two years in the life of writer and artist Dom Lyne at his home in Camden Town. Tattoos, sexuality and mental health with a nod to American novelist Dennis Cooper.


Number Six was published in 2014 and explores the tension between public and private space in the context of contemporary youth culture.


Tiergarten Transgression was published in 2015 and documents a queer anarchist boy exploring the historic gay cruising area of Berlin’s oldest urban public park. Landscape, sexuality and transgression come together over 24 black and white pages.


Graffiti Writer, London
March 16th, 2016

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 15.03.16. Graffiti writer on Tuesday 15 March 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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New pictures of a London graffiti writer.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 15.03.16. Graffiti writer on Tuesday 15 March 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 15.03.16. Graffiti writer on Tuesday 15 March 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.


Café Royal Books: Archive One
February 15th, 2016

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Café Royal Books: Archive Onecaferoyalbooks.com

My Café Royal book Millbank and that Van has been included in the limited edition Archive One box from Café Royal Books. The custom made box contains 100 photobooks and costs £750 plus shipping.

Click here for the full list of books and photographers.

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Photographs of box by Adam Mead.


Graffiti Writers, London
February 8th, 2016

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 05.02.16. Graffiti writers in a derelict factory on Friday 5 February 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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New pictures of London graffiti writers in a derelict factory.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 05.02.16. A graffiti writer in a derelict factory on Friday 5 February 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 05.02.16. A graffiti writer in a derelict factory on Friday 5 February 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 05.02.16. A graffiti writer in a derelict factory on Friday 5 February 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 05.02.16. Graffiti writers in a derelict factory on Friday 5 February 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.


Graffiti Writer, London
January 18th, 2016

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 16.01.16. Graffiti writer on Saturday 16 January 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 16.01.16. Graffiti writer on Saturday 16 January 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 16.01.16. Graffiti writer on Saturday 16 January 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2016. All rights reserved.


End of Year Review: Zines, Talks & Exhibitions
December 29th, 2015

The year kicked off with a Passenger Films screening and talk on the documentary film Beautiful Losers, a talk on self-publishing with Foyles art buyer Mohara Gill and the publication of the third edition of Anti-Skateboarding Devices.

In July I took part in the Regent’s Open exhibition at Regent’s University London and The Photocopy Club exhibition Zines of the World at the Doomed Gallery in east London.

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Marc Vallée on Instagram.

In the summer Tate Britain acquired Writers, Anti-Skateboarding Devices, Documenting Dylan, Number Four, Queer and Number Six for its library collection.

My seventh zine Tiergarten Transgression was published in August with a launch party and slideshow installation at The Photographers’ Gallery. The zine documents a queer anarchist boy exploring the historic gay cruising area of Berlin’s oldest urban public park. The zine was also featured in the British Journal of Photography and Tate Britain acquired a copy.

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Huge thanks to everyone who bought a zine, came to a talk or exhibition. I would also like to wish you all the best for 2016.


End of Year Review: My top ten pictures
December 21st, 2015

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writer on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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In no particular order here are my top ten pictures for 2015.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 10.01.15. Skateboarder Dylan Leadley-Watkins on Saturday 10 January 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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BERLIN, GERMANY – 06.07.15. Birkbeck law student Alexander Clay explores the historic gay cruising area in Berlin’s oldest urban public park the Tiergarten on Monday 6 July 2015. The University of London student’s research covers urban regeneration, property, authoritarian policing, local crime and disorder strategy. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writer on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 22.07.15. Daniel Farr at home in Dalston on Wednesday 22 July 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 21.10.15. Graffiti writer on a roof on Wednesday 21 October 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 11.10.15. Graffiti writer on Sunday 11 October 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 21.10.15. Graffiti writer on a roof on Wednesday 21 October 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 29.09.15. Skateboarder Dylan Leadley-Watkins in east London on Tuesday 29 September 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 03.12.15. Graffiti writers on Thursday 3 December 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Vallée/marcvallee.co.uk) (c) Marc Vallée, 2015. All rights reserved.