Dean Chalkley - Behind The Beat

Behind The Beat curated by Miniclick Talks is a group photography exhibition exploring the movements and scenes over the last 50 years that have been defined by the fashion, music, politics and stories associated with them. Tracing a lineage through teds, punks, mods, rockers, skins, rudeboys, b boys and girls, rave, hardcore and grime, the exhibition incorporates photography from some of the UK's most celebrated documentarians including Dean Chalkley and Harris Elliott, Derek Ridgers, Elaine Constantine, Ken Russell, Stuart Griffiths, Ali Tollervey, Gain Watson, Olivia Rose and Paul Hallam. 

The exhibition also features vernacular photographer and memorabilia submitted by the public and a unique new audio piece incorporating contemporary interviews, news, documentary recordings and live music. As part of the exhibition, on Saturday May 13th there will be an afternoon of talks and discussions with the photographers including Dean and Harris.

Behind The Beat runs through May at Spectrum, 42 Frederick Place, Brighton. Click here for more info.