☆ Biography ☆
London-based photojournalist Alex Gerry started building his portfolio in the late ’80s, reporting the capital’s nightlife & music events at The Evening Standard, as well as editing Metropolitan Magazine’s weekly music & nightlife sections.
He kept a prolific profile during the ’90s, spending six fruitful years as writer & photographer @ DJ Magazine, while also editing the club & music sections of Night Out in London, After Dark, Fresh Direction, City Limits, Thud & Boyz Magazines. He also acted as UK editor @ Julie Jewels & Michael Alig’s Project X Magazine in NYC. Other notable regular contributions (past & present) include i-D, Mojo Magazine, Record Collector Mag, UK Club Guide, Girl About Town, Ms London, Dazed, 125 Magazine, QX and Palladium, to name but a few UK titles; also DIF (Portugal), Les Inrocks, VSD & Technikart (France), Prinz (Germany), Interview & Gazelland (USA). He’s edited the club, bar & restaurant sections of Eurostar’s widely distributed New London Magazine since its 2008 launch.
☆ Books ☆
“Seduced & Abandoned” (Cassell, UK, book cover, 1996)
“In & Out of Planet Earth” (The Edge, UK, 1999)
“Homme” (Carlton Books, UK, 2000)
“Panic Attack!” (Merrell, UK, 2007)
“Meet Me at the Edge of the World” (YBCA San Francisco, USA, 2009)
“This Will Have Been” (MCA Chicago, USA, 2012)
“Mammoth Book of Gorgeous Guys” (Constable & Robinson, UK, 2012)
“Kunstforum” (Austria, 2015)
“Verwandlungskünstler” (Piet Meyer Verlag, The “Ultimate” Leigh Bowery, Austria, 2015).
Additionally, AG has two solo books ready for publication:
“Club Legends & Disco Pigs”, the illustrative history of avant-garde clubland”
“Caught in the Act”, a music photography retrospective.
☆ Film ☆
Crane TV’s “Club To Catwalk” documentary produced alongside the V&A Museum’s 2014 show.
It features myriad AG images.
☆ Exhibitions ☆
“Panic Attack!” (group exhibition @ The Barbican Centre, London, UK 2007)
“Club Icons” (solo exhibition @ Village, London Soho, UK 2007/2008)
“Leigh Bowery” (group show @ ArtMen-Paris, France 2008)
“Meet Me at the Edge of the World” (group show @ YBCA, San Francisco, USA 2009)
“This Will Have Been” (Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, USA 2012)
“This Will Have Been” (Minneapolis’ Walker Art Centre, USA 2012)
“This Will Have Been” (Boston’s Institute of Modern Art, USA 2013)
“Xtravaganza: Staging Leigh Bowery” (Vienna’s Kunsthalle, Austria 2012/2013)
“Trade” (solo exhibition @ London’s Islington Museum, UK 2015/2016)
“Lost In Music” (group show @ London’s Village Underground, UK 2016)
“Lost In Music” (group show @ theprintspace Gallery, UK 2016)
“Fearless Creatures” (The Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, May/June 2019), serving as preamble to:
“Fearless Creatures” (Duovision-produced solo show @ The Gallery Liverpool, June/July 2019)
☆ News ☆ (mouse over links)
– Massive uploads in most Photo Galleries.
– New Photo Galleries: Artists + Club Icons: Jason Summerfield & Marnie Scarlet
– Berlin Berlin + Gold Diggers club features Gold Diggers
– Clubbing – Cura (Italian magazine) The Thatcher Years
– Alternative Miss World – i-D Vice Alternative Miss World i-D
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