Shit London Awards 2012

The fearless and unforgiving Shit London is a cult blog funneling observant snapshots of the capital in sometimes its best and sometimes its worst, but always its most hilarious light. 

Contact Nanu for clarification
Contact Nanu for clarification

Sardonically celebrating such moments, the Shit London Awards 2012 is a gallery exhibition where the grim and life-affirming are hung in their glory side-by-side for all to see.

Optometrist specialists will only see cross-eyed patients
Optometrist specialists will only see cross-eyed patients

Host KK Outlet will show the scores of submissions as 15x10cm photographs as well a selection of the winners from this year.

Hedging your bets
Hedging your bets

Categories include Worst Christmas Decorations, Ugliest London Building, Best/Worst Business Name, Most Depressing View From Work, Best Photo, Best British Photo, and Best International Photo.

Why has nobody thought of this before?
Why has nobody thought of this before?

Some of this year’s gems include the unfortunately named ‘King’s Cross Eye Clinic’, which appears to be offering some kind of lazy eye surgery, a restaurant advertising its mid-day meal as ‘lunge’, and the prophetic juxtaposition of ‘Smoker’s Paradise’ next door to Cancer Research. Who moved in first?

What's for lunge?
What’s for lunge?

Elsewhere the owners of ‘Thaitanic Restaurant’ can only be praised for their brilliant pun, while a man named Nanu is clearly irked by people mistaking his yard for a recycling centre, although helpfully he’s inviting questions for anyone that hasn’t quite understood.   

Okay then
Okay then

Shit London Awards 2012 runs from 7-22 December at KK Outlet, 42 Hoxton Square, N1. You can visit the Shit London blog here.

Really?
Really?

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