Lindi Ortega’s dark humour, tales of struggle, death, joy and sadness consume you and cover you in a comforting veil of black netting…
her rendition of ‘Always On My Mind’ or The Eagles’ ‘Desperado’ might well leave you weeping into your Bourbon.
– Carl Byron Batson, reviewing Lindi Ortega at The Garage, Islington.
All photos: Carl Byron Batson. Not to be used without prior permission from the photographer.
Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber
to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his
Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in
the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles
of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.