It's all treasure to me
The term 'Car Boot Sale' refers to the selling of items from a car’s boot and is a form of market in which private individuals, or organisations, come together to buy and sell goods. It has developed into a way of attracting large group of people in one place to recycle unwanted domestic items that otherwise might have been thrown away. Old clothing, war memorabilia, vinyl records, paintings, household appliances, electronics, toys and many more are available for buying and selling at a fraction of their original price. With increasing popularity over the years, Car Boot Sales have become a centre of exchange between the locals in Cardiff, Wales. The city’s multicultural community convene at boot sales every week throughout the year not only for exchanging goods for money, but also information and ideas, playing a part in developing a modern British culture.
"It's all treasure to me" is body of work that documents Car Boot Sales from a seller’s point of view. It follows Christian Green, better known as Chrissy, in a typical car boot sale in Cardiff. Chrissy gives an exclusive inside look at his profession of 26 years as a seller at Car Boot Sales in Cardiff and gives viewers an idea of what Car Boot Sales means to people like him and the community.