Take A Look At New Photo Exhibit ‘Frank Turner – 8 Years On The Road’

Fans of Frank Turner, get yourselves to south London sharpish, because currently on show at London’s House of Vans – until July 31 – is ‘Get Better: 8 Years On The Road with Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls’, featuring super snaps from photographer Ben Morse. Here are some exclusive pics from the show.

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That's Ben on the left, with his old pal Frank at the show's launch. "The gallery as a body of work is like a tour family photo album," says Ben. "It shows in parallel Frank's ascension, together with my skills improving. Frank is an artist who prides himself on being accessible, so it's a privilege to communicate that visually. Prolonged artist/photographer relationships are very rare, but still exist and I'm grateful to House of Vans for allowing me to show the work I do. Artistic collaboration and the work that comes from that sort of friendship is (to me) the best kind of music photography."

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Ben: "Frank is happiest on the road. I love this shot from the 2014 Arena tour as its him in his comfort zone."

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Ben: Seconds before stage, February 2014. The curtain is called a 'kabuki drop'."

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Ben: "Alexandra Palace, November 2015. Days after the Bataclan attack. [Playing] 'Demons', for Nick Alexander."

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Ben: "Another pre-show portrait, Southampton, November 2015."

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Ben: "We often do a pre-show photo - everyone is always relaxed and in a good headspace, so they're often fun. This is last September at the legendary 9:30 club in Washington DC."

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Ben: "Backstage warm ups, October 2014. The songs Frank chooses to cover have to get practiced somewhere."

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High-fives from Ben and Frank on launch night.

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Fans check out the art - and you can too, until July 31!

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It's free to get in, which is nice. House Of Vans is situated near Waterloo Station, on Station Approach Rd, London, SE1 8SW.
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