The Spots That Never Went

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I remember a time
when I was young
and we went out to
bars and clubs in
Earls’ Court
and Notting Hill.

The Spots That Never Went is a reflection on the devastation of AIDS and the lasting impact on a generation, presented in tabloid and broadsheet newspaper formats

The Spots That Never Went is included in Salon 18, Photofusion’s annual members’ show at 17a Electic Lane, London SW9 8LA (7 December 2018 to 12 January 2019).
https://www.photofusion.org/exhibitions/salon-18-annual-members-show/

The book has been selected by Sarah Bodman from the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR), UWE Bristol, as one of ten artists’ books of 2018.
https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/artists-books-2018-10-of-the-best-from-irreverent-fun-to-brutal-heartbreak/

Self-published artist book, 28pp, tabloid newspaper (289mm x 380mm, newspaper print, 55gsm); glued-on colour print copy of Polaroid Spectra positive print from scan (100mm x 100mm, matt photo paper, 120gsm); broadsheet newspaper, 4pp (350mm x 500mm, newspaper print 55gsm); archival crystal clear polypropylene pocket, black dot sticker, black board (A4, 300gsm)

Available at https://negativepresslondon.bigcartel.com/product/the-spots-that-never-went

 

Roelof Bakker The Spots That Never Went Earl’s Court Notting Hill AIDS

The Spots That Never Went, tabloid newspaper spread, 578mm x 380mm, 55gsm

Roelof Bakker Sweat The Spots That Never Went Earl’s Court Notting Hill AIDS

The Spots That Never Went, ‘Sweat’, tabloid newspaper page, 289mm x 380mm, 55gsm