I really love this Interview. It shows how wonderful Dave Brown is. I usually give links to an interview but this time, I feel that I need to reblog it and let people see the actual post without reading unnecessary words from me.
I love his art works (I have to admit that My favorite is still photographs of Noel Fielding). Seeing comedian looking so serious and dark is a great combination.
Tough Crowd – the new photo exhibition by Dave Brown, is currently wowing art-lovers at The Strand Gallery in central London.
TVO caught up with the man behind the lens to talk about putting together a series of comedian portraits with a difference…
“It’s not all panel shows, fat cheques & giggles. Comedians are tough. They have to be.”
So says Dave Brown, one fifth of The Mighty Boosh, graphic designer by trade and photographer whenever time has allowed. Over the years, he has documented the madcap adventures of the quintet he is a vital part of, recently hosting an exhibition of his favourite shots culled from a decade of Boosh history. Tough Crowd, in aid of Afrikids, however, is an entirely different beast.
“It came from trying to think of a different angle to shoot comedians,” he explains to TVO in the midst of final preparations for the…
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