David Corio

Campfire Talk by Chris Salewicz and one night photo exhibit

I have 4 triptychs being exhibited on June 18th for one night at Ditto, New North Road, London, N1 which is accompanying a talk that music writer Chris Salewicz is giving. Details are here:


Chris Salewicz, author, broadcaster and screenwriter

Thursday 18th June, 7pm

Chris Salewicz has been chronicling popular culture for over thirty years as an author, broadcaster and screenwriter. From 1975 to 1981 – a ‘golden age of music journalism’ – he worked as senior features writer for NME, and forged a reputation as one of the UK’s leading music journalists. His latest book, The 27 Club, analyses the lives and deaths of seven musical maestros who all met their end at 27, including Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain and Jimi Hendrix. We can’t wait to welcome him down to The Lighthouse on Thursday 18th June, where he’ll be talking about these musical giants who all changed the world before their untimely deaths.

Chris will also be sharing the story of his long-standing relationship with Jamaica. During his time at NME he forged unique friendships with Bob Marley and Joe Strummer, and has gone on to write definitive biographies about both men that explore their own relationships with the island. His deep understanding of the region’s culture helped him write the screenplay for its most successful film ever, Third World Cop, while living in Jamaica in the mid-90s.

Chris’ talk will be supported by a ditto doors exhibition by David Corio, whose music photography has been published by NME, Rolling Stone and the New York Times, and displayed at venues such as the V&A in London, the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York, and Dublin’s Number One Gallery.

So come on down to The Lighthouse on Thursday 18th June for Campfire with Chris Salewicz – a night exploring the magic and mystery of music.

Last Campfire: Fashion deisgner & campaigner, Orsola de Castro

 Check the photos from the night here

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The Lighthouse,
Canonbury Yard,
190 New North Road
London N1 7BJ

Campfire Talk by Chris Salewicz and one night photo exhibit