Marlie Centawer, Self-Portrait - Misirlou, Glasgow, Scotland. June 2016.



Marlie Centawer is a photographer, musician, artist, archivist and writer based in London, England. A PhD Candidate in Cultural Studies at Queen's University - Canada and adjunct lecturer with the Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, Department of Visual Arts at Brock University in Ontario, Canada, her current dissertation research on The Beatles, girl culture, and feminist psychogeography is based in London.

For Spring 2019, Marlie is teaching STAC 1P99: The Culture of Noise as an online course at Brock University.

Marlies current archival work includes a large project for British Pop artist and London gallery owner John Dunbar.

Inspirations: Astrid Kirchherr, Yelena Yemchuk, Nan Goldin, Emma Elizabeth Tillman, Patti Smith, Bob Whittaker, David Bailey, Andy Warhol, Baron Wolman, Michelangelo Antonioni's Blowup (1966). 

Clients: The Jacaranda Club, Heebie Jeebies, EBGBS Liverpool, The Baltic Market, IWFM Radio, Independent Liverpool, Liverpool Independent Music Venue Week, private client commissions. 

Current Exhibitions: "This Is Our Home: The Jacaranda Club 1958-2018" at the iconic club founded by Allan Williams, where The Beatles rehearsed and played before they travelled to Hamburg in 1960. Curated and featuring original photographs of The Jacaranda Club 2015 - present by Marlie Centawer alongside historical images, artefacts, and advertisements, including original Tony Booth Beatle poster reproductions and Astrid Kirchherr original photograph prints of The Beatles in Hamburg 1960, on loan from Red House Original Gallery in Harrogate. The exhibition is located at The Jacaranda Club, 23 Slater Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom. 


all photos © Marlie Centawer 2001-2018