Event Archive

Vincent Ferrané & François Halard Book Signing. Sat 18 Nov, 16.00 - 18.00

The publisher Tony Cederteg from Libraryman in Stockholm presents his 2 latest exciting publications including the photographers in the Bookshop. Vincent Ferrané will sign copies of his book Milky Way, and François Halard will sign copies of Saul Leiter. Milky Way is a series of pictures of the author’s wife and child during breastfeeding. The aesthetic aspect is determined by the feeding behaviour which imposes its geometry on bodies and on space they occupy. These images contain familiar echoes of classic icons but adorn themselves with modern elements. From these everyday moments, seized with harshness, without bitterness, emerges the force...

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Pentti Sammallahti & Kristoffer Albrecht. Booksigning. Thu 16 Nov, 17.00 - 17.45

Please join us in the Bookshop for a Booksigning with the two Finnish photographers Pentti Sammallahti & Kristoffer Albrecht ahead of the opening of their exhibition in our Print Sales Gallery on the same night. Pentti will sign copies of his now legendary photobook, which was published on the occasion of his exhibition in Arles in 2012. It was issued in several editions in various countries. We will have signed copies of the French edition Ici au Loin, produced by Actes Sud, available for preorder shortly. (The English edition Here Far Away, published by Dewi Lewis is out of print.)...

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Kristina Jurotschkin: Nothing but Clouds. Book Presentation & Signing, Wed 15 Nov, 18.30 - 20.00

Please join us and meet photographer Kristina Jurotschkin who will be presenting her first book Nothing but Clouds, published by MACK. Kristina will talk about her work in our ground floor Café from 18.30, followed by a Book Signing in the Bookshop. Nothing but Clouds were the words used by the research commission in Andrey Tarkovsky’s 1986 film Solaris to deny video evidenced traces of alien life on the planet. Taking this disclaimer as the title, this meditative book by Kristina Jurotschkin brings together images, made in various places in Europe over numerous years, from her photographic archive. The result...

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Trevor Appleson: Portable Studio. Book Launch & Signing. Thu 9 Nov, 18.00 - 20.00

Join us and meet London based artist Trevor Appleson who launches his publication Portable Studio: Things that are important to me, published by Booth-Clibborn Editions. A self-taught photographer, Appleson is well known for his distinctive documentary approach to portraiture: photographing people in informal public spaces around the world, from the beaches of South Africa to the villages of Mexico, using a makeshift portable studio to create an honest, open representation of his subjects. In Portable Studio Appleson combines his characteristic photographic portraits, here depicting the young people of the English city of Birmingham, with an extensive curated archive of digital...

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PETRIe 68: Magazine Launch. Thu 2 Nov, 18.00 - 20.00

Join us in the Bookshop for the launch of the Autumn Issue of the Magazine PETRIe, titled Not Your Savage. The team around the founder & editor Zadrian Smith will be around for a chat, drinks and music will be provided. As the makers of PETRIe describe it, their "aim is to trouble conventions of the normal and the mainstream, as they still permeate our cultures, and drive inequality. In this, we explore creative niches, alternative aesthetics, and sub-versive narratives, which break with crippling traditions and habitual prejudice..." Free event, no booking.    

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