Event Archive

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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