Photographer David Gwinnutt’s show Portraits Trouvés at north London estate agency Currell provided documentation of the drastic transformation of our city through portraiture of some of the leading lights in arts and culture from the 80s to the 10s.
“Looking back I see is there is an obvious gay/queer slant and documentation to them,” says Gwinnutt. ‘The black and white 80s photos seem indicative of that Thatcher’s Britain period when AIDS was coming and we queers were still in the shadows.
“The colour ones seem to reflect the reflect the changes and transitioning of certain areas, particularly the East End.”
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