Event Archive

Anna Orłowska: Futerał. Book launch & Signing. Thu 7 Feb, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Anna Orłowska, who is presenting her photobook Futerał, published by Wschód Gallery & The Polish National Film Television and Theatre School in Łodz.         Futerał — brings into focus the convoluted histories of several Polish castles and palaces: their transformations, architecture, intended purpose and actual uses. As a result of the forced nationalisation campaign carried out in Poland following World War II, all castles and palaces were taken away from their rightful owners. The practice of adapting them to new uses intensified, marking the start of a new chapter for...

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Charles H. Traub: Taradiddle. Talk & Book Signing. Thu 31 Jan, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet veteran American photographer Charles H. Traub, who is presenting his latest photobook, Taradiddle, published by Damiani. Charles will be signing copies and also will be in conversation with artist Richard Wentworth. Taradiddle is a collection that covers multiple themes, sometime simultaneously, such as coincidence, humor, disquiet and serendipity in over a hundred stills. These colourful and witty photographs display the genuine and delightful nature in the ongoing human comedy of modern life.  In Charles H. Traub's own words “The taradiddle reveals the world as constructed by the camera. And in being manufactures...

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Louise Carreck: To Let. Book Launch & Signing. Thu 13 Dec, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop to meet photographer Louise Carreck who is launching her self published photobook To Let. To Let is a photographic project, exploring what has become a common sight throughout the UK – empty shops. But, these shops are different. They are well stocked. Some have staff and customers inside. The open door welcomes you in, but you cannot enter. These virtual or ‘fake’ shop facades, created using a mixture of CGI, photography and illustration, are applied to conceal the empty shop behind, in an attempt to attract new tenants and to clean up the appearance...

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David Campany: So present, so invisible. Talk & Book Signing. Thu 6 Dec, 18.30 - 20.00

Please join us for an evening with writer, curator and photographer David Campany who is presenting his latest publication So present, so invisible, published by Contrasto. David will be in conversation with artist, critic and art historian Lucy Soutter in the Cafe from 18.30, from 19.30 he will be signing copies in the Bookshop. David Campany, who has often been invited by photographers and museumsto write about their practice during his career, talked with world-class artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Daniel Blaufuks, Robert Cumming, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Lewis Baltz, John Stezaker, Paul Graham, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Jeff Wall, Lucas...

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Martin Parr Book Signing. Tue 4 Dec, 17.30 - 18.30

Martin Parr returns to the Bookshop to sign copies of his most recent publications. Manchester Art Gallery just opened Martin's exhibition Return to Manchester and published a catalogue. Damiani Editore released the monograph Beach Therapy - an in depth survey of Martin's beach images, Prestel published Martin's snap shots of the people in the Georgian capital Tbilisi and just published by Gucci in association with Idea Books Gucci. World (The Price of Love) in which Martin shot Gucci's Cruise 2019 collection all over Cannes . Also, Dewi Lewis recently re issued Small World, Martin's take on tourism from 1996. Bookshop, Tue 4...

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