Event Archive

Yasser Booley: South Africa at Liberty. Book Presentation & Talk. Thu 5 Oct, 18.00 - 20.00

Join us and meet Cape Town based photographer Yasser Booley who is presenting his monograph South Africa at Liberty which was published by Africalia / Stichting Kunstboek. Yasser will be in conversation with his fellow photographer, Johannesburg born Gideon Mendel.  In South Africa at Liberty Yasser Booley sets out to capture the essence of the eclectic rainbow nation, post Apartheid era. Largely taken in the public space, his photos reveal sober and intimate moments of ordinary people, mainly living in the periphery, going about their ordinary lives. Yasser highlights unusual stories, exposing everyday life of vulnerable and disadvantaged people, engaged...

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Lucas Foglia: Human Nature, Talk & Book Signing. Wed 13 Sept, 18.30 - 20.00

Join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Lucas Foglia, who is launching his new monograph Human Nature, published by Nazraeli Press. Lucas will be talking about his new work followed by a book signing. Foglia writes, “I grew up on a small farm in the suburbs, thirty miles east of New York City. The forest that bordered the farm was my childhood wilderness, a wild place to play that was ignored by our neighbors who commuted to Manhattan. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy flooded our fields and blew down the oldest trees in the woods. On the news, scientists linked...

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Martin Parr: Book Signing. Wed 27 Sep, 18.00 - 19.00

Photographer Martin Parr will be signing preview copies of his brand new book Think of Scotland published by Damiani ahead of its release in October. A selection of Martin’s many other books will also be available on the night. Free event, no booking necessary

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Bernd Ott: All the People, Book Presentation. Thur 28 Sep, 18.00 - 20.00

German photographer Bernd Ott and writer Emily Besa introduce and sign their book All the People, published by Kerber, and speak about their creative process, photographing and writing a book that explores gender identity and expression with 39 people from around the world, living in Amsterdam, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, and New York. Bernd and Emily specifically worked with two organisations, Mermaids UK, a charity that connects and supports gender diverse children, young adults and their families, and TransAmsterdam, an organization that serves the trans community in Amsterdam and the Netherlands through a variety of social, educational, and cultural events,...

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Nathan Jurgenson: The Social Photo. Talk & Book Signing. Thu 25 Apr, 18.00 - 20.00

To mark the release of his Verso book The Social Photo: On Photography and Social Media, social theorist Nathan Jurgenson is joined by author, curator and lecturer Annebella Pollen to reflect on how smart phones and social media infiltrate nearly every aspect of our social lives.The Social Photo develops bold new ways of understanding the transformations these image-making and sharing technologies have ushered in: the selfie, the faux-vintage photo, the self-destructing image, the food photo. Thinking about photography has been slow to catch up with these major fixtures of everyday experience and is still often treated only in terms of...

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