There was an unexpected hitch on the way to the promised lands of the roaring 2020s. Vibes shifted, indie sleazed its way back, and social media entered its photo dump era by way of digital cameras and 35mm scans that seemed to represent a nostalgic longing for messy fun, uninhibited by smartphones or viral loads.
Angela Hill is the co-founder of London’s favourite independent bookstore IDEA. Alongside David Owen, she’s been in the business of collecting and selling ultra-rare, ultra-out-there photo books since the late 1990s, when the pair were first enlisted to stock vintage tomes in the now-closed (but forever revolutionary) Colette store in Paris. These days, in addition […]