For his first ever show of photographs, Wayward Gallerist James Edson has trawled through the thousands of images he's shot on various film cameras over the last twenty skateboarding-and-jape-filled years. A founding and much-esteemed member of notorious London skateboard gang the Palace Wayward Boys Choir (PWBC), Edson has been travelling and skating and shooting it all since he was knee-high to a grass-smoker. Observations Whilst Rambling in the Field whittles his vast collection down to fifty blown-up shots that let us peer out of Edson's mental and entirely idiosyncratic eye-view. "These are the pictures that meant the most to me, or reminded me of stuff that was important to me" he says; "Some of them aren't even necessarily about the actual image itself, but more about the day it was taken, or where I was and who I was with." For Edson, what the show comes down to is "Friendship, good and bad places, skateboarding and the PWBC." Amen to that.
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