Event Archive

Eirini Vourloumis: In Waiting. Talk & Booksigning, Thu 18 Jan, 18.30-20.00

Please join us for an evening with Athens based journalist and photographer Eirini Vourloumis who is presenting her monograph In Waiting, published by Hatje Cantz. From 18.30 Eirini will be in conversation in our Cafe with London based journalist Maria Margaronis and Dr. Marta Weiss, curator in the Word and Image Department at the V&A Museum who has strong links to the Greek capital. The Talk will be followed by a Book Signing in the Bookshop. In Waiting is an examination of the city of Athens and its role as a physical stage for the economic crisis. Greece has moved...

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Michael Kenna: Book Signing Fri 15 Dec, 17.00-18.00

Renowned landscape photographer Michael Kenna will be here on Friday 15 December to sign his new books Holga published by Prestel publishing and Huangshan The Yellow Mountain published by Nazraeli Press. A selection of Michael's other books including a number of rare and hard to find titles will also be available. If you are unable to make it to the event signed books are available to pre-order from the online shop here or in-store. Free event, no booking. Michael Kenna is represented by Beetles & Huxley  

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Rhiannon Adam: Polaroid The Missing Manual. Book Presentation, Thu 14 December, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us for an evening with the artist Rhiannon Adam, who will be presenting her publication Polaroid: The Missing Manual, published by Thames & Hudson. The Polaroid Originals UK team will also be in our Bookshop, inviting guests to have their Polaroid portrait taken.   Polaroid: The Missing Manual is a highly accessible and intuitive book, offering a complete overview of the tools and methods of instant photography. An introduction charts the first widespread use of Polaroid, the company’s subsequent decline and instant photography’s rebirth through the establishment of the Impossible Project and their release of Polaroid compatible instant...

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Nicholas Hughes: Nowhere Far. Book Launch & Signing, Thu 7 Dec, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop for the launch of Nicholas Hughes new monograph, Nowhere Far, published by GOST. Nowhere Far, the first monograph by Nicholas Hughes, has been 15 years in the making and spans six separate series of abstract and ethereal landscapes. Hughes’s work is concerned with landscape, the environment and contemporary man’s relationship to these, examining the space between the world people habit and that which nature claims as its own. The book contains a foreword by the director of The Photographers' Gallery, Brett Rogers, and essays by Jay Griffiths and Martin Barnes. The publication has been...

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Matthew Finn: Mother. Book Launch & Signing, Thu 30 Nov, 18.00 - 20.00

Join us in the Bookshop and meet Matthew Finn who is launching his monograph Mother, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing.  Over a thirty year period, from 1987 onwards, Matthew Finn collaborated with his mother, Jean, to document her everyday life through a series of portraits taken in her home in Leeds. This is a record of the ordinary, of a daily routine with which we are all familiar. It is also a record of the gradual shift from middle age to old age, and, in Jean’s case, to the onset of mixed dementia and a move from the family home...

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