Lomography Gallery Store East London - The Making Of...

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London’s second gallery store opens in just four days. Over the past two months an empty shell in Spitalfields has been transformed into a whole new world of Lomography, here’s how…

Work begins as the sun rises over the East End
Resident East London Lomographer Uslan checking everything’s up to scratch
Clean shoes
Dirty, manly, workman’s shoes. These are real men’s shoes! Real men build things! And wear red trainers while doing it! Yar!
Real men stop for a civilised cup of tea
Wolfi the architect
Duncan – we get by with a little help from our friends
Fresh from Hungary the first delivery arrives!
Not so fresh – our hungarian delivery man
The first of many…
A sign of things to come
Hands up!
are you coming?

So, it’s been a busy few weeks and we’re not done yet! To see it all completed, come along to the launch party, Monday 29th November, 7pm, 117 Commercial Street, E1 6BG

There will be cameras, drinks, music and all the Lomography you can handle!
Just RSVP to eastlondon@lomography.com to be added to the list!

written by littlemisslove on 2010-11-25 #news #east-london #launch-party #lgs #london #commercial-street #uk #making-of

7 Comments

  1. emilios
    emilios ·

    Well done boys and girls. I will be visiting you soon!!

  2. knight
    knight ·

    another wonderful reason to visit my homeland!

  3. veneta
    veneta ·

    A wonderful reason for me to go all the way to east London ;-)

  4. futurescience
    futurescience ·

    East London is the coolest

  5. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    how I'd like to come.... and how I'd like to have a lomostore near of where I live...!!

  6. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    nice :o)

  7. spoeker
    spoeker ·

    yeah, next time in London I'll visit both stores ;)

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