Presented by: LuxLab
Curated by: Carl Saytor
Featuring: Janette Beckman
Londoner Janette Beckman began her career at the dawn of punk rock working for The Face and Melody Maker. She shot bands from The Clash to Boy George as well as three Police album covers. Moving to New York in 1982, she was drawn to the underground Hip Hop scene. Her photographs of pioneers such as Run DMC, Slick Rick, Salt’n’Pepa Grandmaster Flash, Big Daddy Kane and 1980’s style are currently on display at the Museum of the City of New York in the ‘Hip Hop Revolution’ exhibition. Her photographs have recently been exhibited at: The Museum of the City Of New York, HVW8 LA, Le Salon Paris, Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC, Paul Smith London, Tower Records Tokyo, and Blender Gallery Sydney. Janette lives and works in New York City. She is the New York editor for the British style magazine ‘Jocks&Nerds’.
LUXLAB is the bridge that brings photographers across the chasm created by the ever changing photo industry. We print, scan, process and mount digital and analog photographs. The mission of LUXLAB is to serve the photographic arts community with astounding technology built on the tradition of hand-made, high quality printing and processing.