DoBeDo is excited to announce Nigel Shafran has an upcoming exhibition opening in London, ‘Work Books 1984 – 2018′.
Shafran is exhibiting over thirty years of personal work; in the form of books containing drawings, notes, small photographs and other printed matter. Parallel to the exhibition, prints from Shafran’s Teenage Precinct Shoppers (1990) series are for sale.
Sion and Moore
4 Herald Street
London E2 6JT
18th May – 7th June 2018
Nigel Shafran has made a film called ‘Today Everyday’ about the BBC Radio 4 Today programme.
BBC Radio 4’s flagship news and current affairs programme Today is the most popular programme on Radio 4 – with over seven and a half million listeners a week. It was launched in late October 1957, and – as part of it’s sixtieth anniversary – Shafran has made a series of video portraits of the presenters; which are now on display at the National Portrait Gallery.
Filmed in and around the Today studio over three days in July 2017, John Humphrys, Sarah Montague, Mishal Husain, Nick Robinson and Justin Webb were questioned by Shafran about their daily lives.
Speaking about Today Everyday Shafran says “my thoughts were concerned with how the Today presenters bring world events into our homes, but what is of interest to me are the details of people’s lives, the day – to – day domestic, the personal, non-events often overlooked, which include details such as eating habits, shopping lists, relatives talked to, memories.”
To see the video on the NPG youtube channel click here
DoBeDo Contributor Nigel Shafran has been invited by Photoworks to create a ‘cabinet of curiosities’ for the Brighton Photo Biennal 2016, opening on Friday 30th September 2016.
A carefully edited installation, ‘Fashion Shows‘ combines unexpected images and objects that provide an alternative and visually rich view into notions of beauty as circulated by the fashion photography industry. The eclectic character of the installation is drawn out through objects including model cards and vintage beauty treatment manuals, creating connections that encourage us to examine the tools, strategies and distractions used by the fashion world.
‘Fashion Shows‘ at BPB16 opens on Friday 30th September until 30th October 2016, at the University of Brighton Galleries – Dorset Place.
Image © Paul Elliman, Untitled from September Magazine, 2013.
DoBeDo contributor Nigel Shafran is exhibiting his sketchbooks as a part of Photo Hastings 2014 curated by Andrew Moran.
He is showing thirty years of sketchbook work, diaristic notes, images and reflections in this show of his selected work-book pages, also with accompanying video presentations.
Click here to read more about it.
TITLE: Work Books, 1984 – 2014
DATE: 13th – 26th October 2014, 12.30pm – 5.30pm Monday to Sunday
LOCATION: 6 Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW
DoBeDo is excited to announce the release of ‘Teenage Precinct Shoppers’, a new book of Nigel Shafran’s work published by Dashwood Books.
There are two series of portraits of teenagers combined here, a black and white series shot in Ilford town centre in the suburbs of East London which originally appeared in i-D magazine in 1990. The second color series were shot in shopping precincts a few years later.