Event Archive

Marc Vallée: Down and Up in Paris. Book Launch & Signing, Thu 21 Mar, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Marc Vallée who will be launching Down and Up in Paris, his latest self-published zine that documents a graffiti writer at night in Paris. The publication includes a foreword by Rachel Segal Hamilton. Marc Vallée is a London-based documentary photographer whose work is focused on contemporary youth culture within the context of the neoliberal city. Marc’s prints are held in public and private collections including the Museum of London. Tate Britain, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Museum of London and the Martin Parr Collection hold his zines and photobooks in their...

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Sigune Hamann: Freshers. Book Launch & Signing, Thu 14 Mar, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet the artist and lecturer Sigune Hamann who is presenting her book project Freshers, published by The Everyday Press. Freshers is the first project of Sigune Hamann's residency working with perception and attention in Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, in collaboration with neuroscientist Prof Kia Nobre and her students. For her project Sigune splits images of students meeting one to one on their first college day and assembles them into new interchanging narratives. Sigune Hamann is a London based artist, and a reader in Art and Media Practice at Camberwell College of Arts, University...

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Chris Brooks: The Brooks Press of Wirksworth. Book Launch & Signing. Thu 28 Mar, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Chris Brooks who is launching his first and self published monograph The Brooks Press of Wirksworth.   In The Brooks Press of Wirksworth Chris Brooks revives and re-imagines his own family’s publishing house, The Brooks Press, some forty years after its closure. For almost ten years Brooks has been returning to his childhood home in Derbyshire to photograph the land and research the story of his family’s printing press, a business which he knew very little about due to the death of his father when he was a teenager. An imprint...

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Ignacio Acosta: Copper Geographies. Book Launch & Signing. Thu 21 Feb, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Ignacio Acosta, who is launching his photobook Copper Geographies, published by Editorial RM ( Mexico/Barcelona). On the night Ignacio will be presenting his book in conversation with the architect and researcher Godofredo Enes Pereira, and will be also signing copies.   Copper Geographies invites the viewer on a journey of copper from raw material through stock market exchange value, smelted commodity, capital wealth and recycled material. From the transformed landscapes of the Atacama Desert through a re-imagined voyage to Wales and the City of London, the project documents spaces of circulation,...

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Katharine MacDaid: The Fireweed Turns. Book launch & Signing, Thu 14 Feb, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Katharine MacDaid who is launching her self published photobook The Fireweed Turns. The Fireweed Turns takes place one summer in Alaska. Katharine MacDaid rented a jeep, bought a sleeping bag and a road map and set off with some halfremembered place names in a notebook. Alone in the landscape, MacDaid was both in awe and fearful of the desire that drove her.Made to resemble a storybook, The Fireweed Turns considers the psychologicalpower of Landscape. It is a story of shame and desire, about what is hidden andwhat is revealed. Katharine MacDaid ...

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