CROWNS & OWLS | CREATIVE DIRECTION
Crowns & Owls are an image making collective from Northern England. Having initially met through skateboarding, the collective began making films together, specialising in music videos and fashion films after relocating to London. Their moving image background and DIY approach informed the cinematic aesthetic which forms the backbone of their photographic work, using their knowledge of lighting, set design and framing to create dramatic, atmospheric worlds in which they frame their subjects. Their work swings between the surreal and the hyperreal, using language from each to create visceral, immersive images. The group have since expanded their efforts into creative direction for fashion presentations, immersive experiences and exhibitions.