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Craig Atkinson
Café Royal Books


24 pages
140×200 mm
ISBN: Not available


‘Beijing’ is from an ongoing series of photo books which the photographer documents a place have visited briefly. The reasons for visiting are varied: Holiday, work, shopping, curiosity for example. Atkinson photographs as he goes, without looking for anything other than the city, the self and the everyday.

Craig Atkinson is a UK based photographer/artist, founder of Café Royal Books and lecturer in UCLan. His work is generally concerned with various aspects of the urban or man-made environment, usually Brutalist. Atkinson’s work has been collected by MoMa, The Tate and The V&A, as well as many other international public, private and educational libraries, galleries and museums.

A weekly photographic publication focusing broadly on aspects of change (usually within the UK), Café Royal Books, founded in 2005, is an independent publisher based in the North West of England.