Photo London held four after parties in the Deadhouse vaults with some of London’s most influential club nights.
Kicking off the Deadhouse Sessions, YOYO hosted an epic night on Thursday 21st May with the likes of Lily Allen and Jammer BBK in attendance. Seb Chew and Leo Greenslade selected tunes against a backdrop of imagery taken at their parties over the last 12 years.
Friday saw UK Grime’s finest in attendance at Just Jam’s curation of the Photo London after parties, with D Double E and Logan Sama on the mics. Yasmin partied until the early hours on Saturday at Rinse FM, whilst things were slowed down on Sunday, with reggae legends Don Letts and Earl Gateshead closing the vaults.
Sponsored by Patrón Tequila, guests sipped on cocktails from the custom-made bar including Patrón Polaroid Palomas, Patrón Mexican Gardens and Patrón Margaritas throughout the four nights.
This is what you missed
Thursday 21st May: YOYO founders Seb Chew & Leo Greenslade performed alongside a photographic retrospective from 12 years of YOYO by legendary hip-hop photographer, Paul Hampartsoumian.
Friday 22nd May: JustJam creators Tim & Barry will be showcasing a selection of their early grime photography, with the musical accompaniment of D Double E, Logan Sama & others. They will also be live streaming online for a section of their session.
Saturday 23rd May: Rinse FM Yasmin, Disco Bloodbath, Josey Rebelle and Jon K DJed with photography provided by iconic disco photographer Bill Bernstein, who captured much of New York’s disco wave from the late 70s and into the 1980s. The disco related soundtrack will also be going out live on radio.
Sunday 24th May: Official Photo London closing party – music provided by reggae legends Don Letts and Earl Gateshead with imagery from Canadian photographer Beth Lesser as she exhibits gems from her extensive archive of roots and reggae culture.