A Conversation With Charlie Phillips.
Ronald "Charlie" Phillips OBE, also known as "Smokey", is a Jamaican-born restaurateur, photographer, and documenter of black London. (Wikipedia)
Martin is joined on the sofa by Charlie Phillips. Their wide-ranging discussion engages with the role of cultural elites in the art world, how Charlie started photographing in Notting Hill in the late 1960s and how his career changed path when he hitchhiked across Europe. This sofa session was filmed in October 2021. Images Copyright Charlie Phillips.