For more than three years James photographed fans outside different concerts. He was fascinated by the different tribes of people that attended them, and how people emulated celebrity to form their identity. As he photographed the project he began to see how the concerts became events for people to come together with surrogate ‘families’, a chance to relive their youth or try and be part of a scene that happened before they were born.
The group above were taken outside an Oasis concert at the Manchester Stadium in 2005.
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