i-D: photos and thoughts on pride after Orlando

“Just over two weeks ago 49 people were killed and 53 wounded at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub. The venue was holding a Latinx night in celebration of Gay Pride Month, and its punters would have arrived expecting the same kind of safe environment they’d always experienced. Gay bars are hard-won sanctuaries where LGBT+ people can hang out with their friends in complete confidence – and this violation of such a space was extraordinarily horrific. Last Thursday I went to a talk called Pride Is A Protest – The Radical Roots Of Pride in central London and was again reminded of the …

i-D: portraits for #VoteRemain

With the Brexit vote around the corner, i-D commissioned me to shoot portraits of Londoners who were planning to #VoteRemain. Sitters wore the brilliant t-shirts Wolfgang Tillmans designed in support of staying. You can read the full features here: part 1, part 2 and part 3. photography: Holly Falconer studio: Protein Studios assistants: Eddie Blagbrough, Amber Tanc lab: Labyrinth Photographic

i-D: portraits of austerity protesters

On saturday I joined the protesters marching through central London against austerity for i-D: “If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people.” “Undeterred by Britain’s notorious April showers, 150,000 people took to the streets in London this past weekend as part of a People’s Assembly demonstration to protest against the Conservative government’s programme of austerity, with many also calling for the Prime Minister to resign after the Panama Papers scandal forced him to admit that he had benefitted from offshore funds held in known tax havens. Marching from Gower Street to …

Austerity protest i-D feature

I photographed June’s austerity protest, and the images were featured in i-D: “Hundreds of protesters stage a “die-in” outside parliament to protest against the Government’s savage programme of cuts. Photographer Holly Falconer went down to document the activists saying no to austerity and the budget’s impact on young people…” Read the full article and see all the images here.