Look at this! Simon Faithfull

We are big fans of artist Simon Faithfull and have a copy of his limited edition book, King’s Cross: A Pictorial Guide (unreliable) 2012 Ditto Press

sf1It is a charming and beautifully designed walk around King’s Cross, combining historical details of the area with Simon’s own historical details.


The grandness of the statues and buildings identified is juxtaposed with Simon’s idiosyncratic personal anecdotes, such as falling of a bicycle drunk and knocking his tooth out, bringing the geography and narrative of the walk alive. Each page features Simon’s drawings.


Published to accompany Simon Faithfull’s artist’s walk of King’s Cross, April 29th 2012 and available from Camden Arts Centre

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