JOHN HINDE (for a full list of John Hinde projects and events, please click here)
In July 2010, together with photographer Marcus Davies, Michelle Abadie designed and built a website (www.johnhindecollection.com) which is the most comprehensive online archive of classic John Hinde postcards from the 1960s and 1970s.
The Digital C-type Prints were launched at Vintage Festival July 2011 at the South Bank in London.
One of the aims of the project was to raise the profile of photographer John Hinde.
This is an ongoing project.
Work, Rest and Play: British Photography from the 1960s until Today, an exhibition curated by The Photographers’ Gallery, London, includes four of John Hinde edition prints. It is continuing its tour this year to the prestigious Three Shadows Gallery in Xiamen, China from August 2016
Installation image of John Hinde Collection's edition prints in Work, Rest & Play
at Three Shadows Gallery, Xiamen, 2016
(C) Jue Maolong (Courtesy of The Photographers' Gallery, London)
Work, Rest and Play: British Photography from the 1960s until Today, an exhibition curated by The Photographers’ Gallery, London, includes four of John Hinde edition prints. It is opening at the OCT-Loft Shenzen on 9 May 2015 and will tour from here onto venues in Shanghai and Beijing.
Installation image of John Hinde Collection's edition prints in Work, Rest, Play
at the Minsheng Art Museum, Shenzhen, July 2015
© The Pin Projects (Courtesy of The Photographers' Gallery, London)
‘Second Sight’ The David Kronn Collection, an exhibition at IMMA, Dublin, includes On the road to Keem Strand, Achill Island, Co. Mayo Ireland which was recently acquired from Dr Kronn.
The Apron, Dublin Airport, Ireland is showing at Venice Biennale of Architecture 2014. Gary A Boyd and John Mclaughlin were selected to act as co-curators. The overall theme of the international Venice Biennale 2014 is entitled 'Absorbing Modernism' 1914-2014. They have also reproduced several of the other airport photographs including The Terminal Building, Cork Airport, Ireland.
In March 2013 the John Hinde Collection prints were shown Art13, London.
In August 2013 our exhibition at the Print Sales department of The Photographers' Gallery ran alongside the mass observation exhibition in the main gallery, which featured some of the photographs that John Hinde took during WWII in London. Through on and off line marketing, we gained coverage for the prints and later the exhibition in many national newspapers and magazines, including The Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Coast Magazine, The Sunday Times, The Daily Mail, British Journal of Photography, The Independent.
In September 2013 the John Hinde Collection Prints were shown at Unseen Amsterdam.
TASCHEN produces the Portrait of a City Art Edition series. For each edition, limited to only 500 copies, a legendary local fashion designer has designed a bespoke fabric to line the cover, and a large signed and numbered print of one of the images from the book is included.
The images they have chosen are John Hinde Collection's Piccadilly at Night and City of London Policeman (Traffic Policeman) both photographed by Elmar Ludwig. The book features a total of five photographs from the John Hinde Collection.
In July 2011 the John Hinde Collection prints were previewed at Vintage at the Royal Festival Hall, London.
John Hinde Postcard Catalogue website – working with a Devon-based photographer, Marcus Davies, Michelle Abadie designed and built a website to catalogue thousands of the most classic postcards from the 1960s and 1970s.
This is an ongoing project.
Nothing to write home about, a book of postcards and their messages, which celebrates the heyday of the British holiday postcard; with essays by Ben Highmore, National Media Museum and Edmund Nagele FRPS; collated by Michelle Abadie and Susan Beale; published by The Friday Project in 2007. A percentage of the profits go to Carers UK.
Charity celebrity-written postcard auction was organised in conjunction with the launch of Nothing to write home about. We collected then auctioned 70 celebrity written, signed and in some cases augmented, John Hinde postcards. Contributors included Tracey Emin, Jamie Hewlett, David Tennant, Joanna Lumley, Steven Fry, Harry Hill, Damon Albarn. Click here to see the full list.