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West Belfast: 1979
Syd Shelton 

West Belfast 1979, Syd Shelton

West Belfast 1979, Syd SheltonWest Belfast: 1979
Syd Shelton
Café Royal Books


Second Edition
36 pages
140 x 200 mm
ISSN 27525619


West Belfast 1979  is a photozine by Syd Shelton which documents the Catholic communities of West Belfast during the height of The Troubles.

About the Artist
Syd Shelton is a British photographer, living in Hove, who documented the Rock Against Racism movement. His work is held in the collections of Tate and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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.