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Skipping to Armageddon: Photographs of Current 93 and Friends

by Ruth Bayer Strange Attractor Press
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Hbk 192 pages
AU$69.99 NZ$72.17
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This book brings together, for the first time, the music photography of Ruth Bayer, who has documented key players in the English musical post-punk underground since the mid 1980s. With unprecedented access and intimacy, Ruth has photographed luminaries and legends including Marc Almond, Little Annie, John Balance, Peter Christopherson, Cyclobe, Shirley Collins, Baby Dee, Norbert Kox, Tony (TS) McPhee, Steven Stapleton, David Tibet, Tiny Tim, and many others, in a career spanning three decades.   


Skipping To Armageddon offers a unique collection, featuring more than 100 timeless and iconic images of some of the most influential, eccentric and sometimes controversial musicians of their times.
Ruth Bayer is an Austrian photographer, based in London, whose work has been exhibited at galleries all over the world. Her photographs have appeared in numerous music and style magazines over the past two decades and most recently in the book The Play Goes On: The Rituals of the Rainbow Bridge.