The FADER: Sisters Uncut

“On Sunday November 20, U.K. feminist activist group Sisters Uncut staged a country-wide day of action. In the south western city of Bristol, protesters set off green and purple plumes of smoke on Redcliffe Bridge. In the northern industrial city of Newcastle, a banner bearing the message “Sisters Uncut Demand Specialist Domestic Violence Services” adorned the Millennium Bridge; further north in Glasgow, Scotland, an outpost of the group took over South Portland Street Suspension Bridge. And in the capital of London — where these photos were taken — hundreds of women stopped traffic on Waterloo bridge during the busiest part of …

Photo of a protester at an austerity protest in London, 2016 by photographer Holly Falconer for i-D magazine

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 …

Photograph of an austerity protest in London by photographer Holly Falconer

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.