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Destroying Everything...

Seems Like the Only Option

By (author) Ricky Adam


  • Race through life with no handlebars - seminal counter-culture photography
  • The debut book from this phenomenal photographer documents over 20 years of some of the most ground-breaking and poignant counter-culture photographs ever taken
  • Many international publications and record labels are fans of Adam's work, including DIG BMX magazine, Juxtapoz, Obey, Maximum Rock N Roll, Upper Playground, Hamburger Eyes, Dischord Records, Burning Heart Records, The Independent and more
Full Description

Tyres, mics, mohawks and halfpipes – by bringing together aspects of BMX, Punk and underground youth culture, this collection reveals the freedom of those that do things their own way and live life from the heart. Lodown Magazine calls the book “a testament to Ricky Adam’s ability to capture the optimism, energy and enthusiasm of a generation that prefers to live a counter lifestyle.”

About the Author

Ricky Adam was born in Bangor, Northern Ireland in 1974. Since 1997 he has worked on various photographic projects in Ireland, Europe & America. He was senior photographer / Co. Editor at DIG BMX magazine from 1997-2013. Collections of his work have been published by Cafe Royal, Drago, Damiani, Holy Land Pros & Audit. Ricky's work is held in Tate/Parr collection, BnF (Bibioteque national de France), Bower Ashton Library & the Australian Centre of Photography. He continues to work on long term projects.

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Drago Arts & Communication
26th Jul 2023
Paperback / softback
USA & Canada
10.63 in x 11.42 in
202 Pages
110 color
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