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Dublin Punks 1990 – 1993
Wally Cassidy

Dublin Punks 1990 - 1993, Wally Cassidy

Dublin Punks 1990 - 1993, Wally Cassidy

Dublin Punks 1990 – 1993
Wally Cassidy
Cafe Royal Books

Edited by Craig Atkinson


Edition of 250
36 pages
140 x 200 mm
ISBN Not available


This is not the Ireland of the stereotypical old man drinking stout in a ‘back lit’ pub, the doe-eyed freckle faced child or the rural rustig gate that has dominated Irish photographic culture. This is photography ‘from’ the street not ‘of’ the street. However, while appearing to be ‘grab’ shots, there is evidence of careful attention to the classic social documentary photographic concerns and convention

About the Artist
Wally Cassidy is a Dublin based street photographer, specialising in black and white imagery.

About the Publisher
Café Royal Books (founded 2005) is an independent publisher based in Southport, England. Originally set up as a way to disseminate art, in multiple, affordably, quickly, and internationally while not relying on ‘the gallery’. Café Royal Books publishes artist’s books and zines as well as a weekly series of photobook/zines. The photographic publications are part of a long ongoing series, generally working with photographers and their archives, to publish work, which usually falls into 1970–2000 UK documentary / reportage.

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