Event Archive

Tarmac: Publisher Presentation & Book Launch, Thu 4 Jul, 18.00-20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet Tom Beard, Alice Dellal, Kingsley Ifill & Jack Whitefield, who operate the independent publishing house, TARMAC.  A wide selection of books, zines and editions will be on display and available to purchase throughout the evening, and the evening will also serve as the launch for the recent TARMAC releases: neveraskpermissionbegforgiveness by Alice Dellal Rubble by Jack Whitefield Short Cuts by Kingsley Ifill   Palermo by Tom Beard   Free event, no Booking

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Christopher Anderson: COP. Book Signing. Wed 17 Jul, 17.00 - 18.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Christopher Anderson who is signing copies of his new book COP, which is published by Stanley/Barker. Christopher Anderson began photographing New York City cops in the wake of 9/11, as the visual landscape of the city he called home began to change. Bomb blast barriers went up, cops carrying larger guns seemed to be everywhere, and whilst the increased presence of security was designed, in part, to make New Yorkers feel safe, it reminded Anderson that something was deeply wrong.Then, in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, the death of Eric...

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Mark Sealy: Decolonising the Camera. Book Launch & Signing. Thu 18 Jul, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet the curator and cultural historian Mark Sealy who is presenting his new book Decolonising the Camera, published by Lawrence & Wishart. Decolonising the Camera examines how Western photographic practice has been used as a tool for creating Eurocentric and violent visual regimes, and demands that we recognise and disrupt the ingrained racist ideologies that have tainted photography since its inception in 1839. It examines the racial politics at work within photography, in the context of heated discussions around race and representation, the legacies of colonialism, and theimportance of decolonising the university. Sealy...

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Michael Kenna: Book Signing, Sun 2 June, 15.00-17.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Michael Kenna who will be signing copies of his new book A 45 Year Odyssey. As well as this exclusive Japanese import, he will also be signing copies of his other titles including some rare and hard books. Free event, no booking.

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Chloe Rosser: Form & Function. Book Presentation & Signing, Thu 30 May 19, 18.00 - 20.00

Please join us in the Bookshop and meet photographer Chloe Rosser who will be presenting her photobook Form & Function, published by Stay Free Publishing. Form & Function is the first book by Chloe Rosser. It comprises of 74 photographs from two of Rosser’s series, Form and Function. It includes a foreword by Jude Hull, Photographs Specialist and Head of Sale at Christie’s, and an essay by Laura Noble, director of L A Noble Gallery. Form & Function explores the human condition and our fraught relationshipwith the body. In these photographs, what should be intimately familiar is transformed into unfamiliar...

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