Searing street photographs taken during the financial crisis cast a critical eye over the City of London

Published to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2008 global financial crash, these street photographs of city workers in London are a study of one of the most crucial locations for the world economy.

Documenting the crash and its aftermath, photographer Stephen McLaren worked quickly and quietly, capturing these surreal and tense times with a critical and satirical eye.

Searing street photographs taken during the financial crisis cast a critical eye over the City of London 1

The Crash book launch will be on Thursday 13th September at Burley Fisher Books, 400 Kingsland Road, London E8 4AA.

An exhibiton of the work will be on display there from13-27th September.

Stephen McLaren is a photographer, writer and curator specialising in documentary photography. He co-wrote the best-selling Thames & Hudson book Street Photography Now among other titles. Born in Scotland and now based in Los Angeles, McLaren has exhibited his own work numerous times in the UK and has curated exhibitions in LA and San Francisco.

Hoxton Mini Press is a small indie publisher based in East London. They are dedicated to making collectable photography books that are accessible, affordable and playful, and believe that as the world goes more online beautiful books should be cherished.Searing street photographs taken during the financial crisis cast a critical eye over the City of London 2

The Crash Sample Image-2
The Crash Sample Image-2

Searing street photographs taken during the financial crisis cast a critical eye over the City of London 3

Related Articles