We just published Jono Coote's Why DIY Matters essay, first seen in Hangup Zine 4, read on for more of this -
"The last six months alone have seen Needleside, the Dust Bowl, Notts DIY, Mozzieland and probably more than I’m not aware of bite the dust. This isn’t just down to supermarket wars or opposing councils, of course – it is as much a reaction to the temerity of the DIY build, the implied idea that members of the public can just go in and take something, not just make it their own but open it to public use once again."
Accompanying the article are photos shot by Ashley Fletcher, Rob Salmon and Paul Graham.
Click here to read the full piece.
Ben Rowley Crooks at Daveside, Bristol. Photo: Rob Salmon.