'That's My Scene', 2013-2014

The identity of people involved in the scooter scene has driven this five-year-long project. Here it culminates in revealing the individuals that complete the scene. In these works individuals are removed from their cultural context and the viewer may observe the attention to detail and confidence in their appearance and themselves.

The "scene" is an obsession for many and can be seen as a close-knit, unique group to an outsider. The scene is made up of subcultures such as, 'Mods', 'Skinheads' and 'Scooter Boys' that draw on connotations of family. Whether they are the smartest, most originally dressed or in combats and a scooter club top they exude a sense of belonging and pride, at the heart of which is British history.

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