Event Archive

Laura Hynd: The Women of Woodcock. Book Launch & Signing, Thu 01 Feb, 18.00 - 20.00

The photographs in Laura Hynd’s new monograph The Women Of Woodcock were shot behind the scenes and on set of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Oscar nominated film Phantom Thread, which will be released in the UK on 2 Feb. Originally brought into the project to document the workings of the costume department, Laura and her medium format camera slowly gained Paul’s trust and she gracefully joined his world. Moving fluidly back and forth between costume fittings, the set, epic crowd scenes, extras holding and classic portrait sessions, Laura captured this fictional couture house from every angle, blurring the line between reportage...

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Vivienne Gucwa: NY in the Snow. Book Launch & Signing, Thu 25 Jan, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us and meet photographer and New Yorker Vivienne Gucwa who is presenting her new photobook NY in the Snow: A Magical Vision of New York City, published by Ilex .   "At first a few flakes will fall, then more, and more. Hardened New Yorkers rush for warmth and, while they're absent, an amazing, glistening, almost deserted winter wonderland appears..." It is these moments that Vivienne, a native New Yorker, lives for. She has been documenting them since 2010, rushing out to capture the city in snow—mostly at night, highlighting the isolation and loneliness of being one of...

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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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