Photographs by Iain McKell at the Fashion Space Gallery this month.

‘After first photographing ‘New Age’ travellers 25 years ago, Iain has been documenting the next generation, a ‘small tribe’ of ‘horse-drawn’ New Gypsies now for 10 years. His portraits capture a way-of-life that is “musical and magical, simple, basic and self-sustaining”.’

‘We don’t believe you need all these possessions that are shoved down your throat.  We don’t believe in living in debt.  We eat a good vegetarian diet, drink lots of herb tea and eat the fruit off the trees when it’s in season.  My  daughter can tell you the name of every plant in the forest.’

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