Arctic Monkeys have teamed up with Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, to auction 12 limited edition, framed prints of the band, signed by both the band and photographer Zackery Michael.
The auction of prints taken by Zackery Michael of previously unseen photographs of the band taken during the making of and tour surrounding the current album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino will go live on Tuesday 25th September at 9am via www.charitystars.com/arcticmonkeys. The images have been exhibited in London and Sheffield whilst the band has been touring.
The collection features photographs shot between November 2017 and August 2018. Michael documented the recording of Arctic Monkeys’ sixth album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino; toured with the band and captured unique moments along the way. As a photographer, Zackery Michael looks out for his friends: observing and appreciating and, in the process, eliciting something true. And so, in his travels around the world with his camera and the band — Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O’Malley and Matt Helders — Michael has created a body of work that celebrates not only their creativity but also their camaraderie.
“They are more than the Arctic Monkeys to me,” he says. “These four gentlemen from Yorkshire are my friends. The images exhibited are a very honest portrayal of that friendship.”
Centrepoint https://centrepoint.org.uk/ is the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity. Centrepoint works in both London and South Yorkshire, supporting young people to gain essential life skills and move into education and employment.
The auction will be run by Centrepoint’s online auction company Charity Stars.