Past Events

Thursday 17 December 2020

Join Sally Stein and Ina Steiner, co-editors of Allan Sekula, Art Isn't Fair, as they preview this new volume of the late Sekula's pathbreaking work, and draw out its timely verbal and visual commentaries on wealth, surveillance, protest and more. The launch kicks off with a rare online screening of Sekula's final film, exposing the market forces and farces driving the art world. 

 

Thursday 10 December 2020

This exclusive screening presents Daniele Pezzi and Agostino Cordelli's documentary Worthless Things, a luminous portrait of the photography Guido Guidi. Centring around his home in the Romagnan countryside, the film offers intimate insight into the practice Guidi has developted over a decades-long career.

 

Thursday 3 December 2020

On the occasion of his show opening at Webber Gallery, London, this year's First Book Award winner Damian Heinisch joins Fiona Rogers and Michael Mack to reflect on 45 - a personal and political journey across contemporary Europe, made by train and captured on 35mm film - and discuss what makes a successful submission to the award.  

Thursday 26 November 2020

Victor Burgin's Between stands 'between' the two main forms of his practice as an artist and writer. In this thirty presentation, Burgin will look back from 2020 to a book published in the mid-1980s, which in turn looks back to the mid-1970s, describing how his ideas and practices have evolved in response to changing times. 

 

Thursday 5 November 2020

Artist Sam Contis talks to Joanna Biggs, editor at the London Review of Books, about Day Sleeper, her revelatory response to the work of Dorothea Lange. They discuss archives, labour, motherhood, and the somnolent figure that gives the book its name. In collaboration with the London Review Bookshop.

 

Thursday 29 October 2020

Join Jörg Colberg and Lewis Bush as they dig into the compelling, provocative ideas in Colberg’s new book Photography’s Neoliberal Realism. Considering the work of some of the world’s most successful photographers, they discuss fabricating reality, the aesthetics of camp, and the mechanics of ‘cancel culture’.

 

Sunday 25 October 2020

Join Alec Soth as he calls his friend and correspondent C. Fausto Cabrera in the Rush City prison facility in Minnesota. They will reflect on the origins of their new book The Parameters of Our Cage, and talk about confines and creation, influence and nostalgia, and the power of human connection in isolating times. 

 

Thursday 15 October 2020

In this special event, Alessandra Sanguinetti speaks to her collaborators and friends Guille and Belinda from their homes in rural Buenos Aires Province. In a wide-ranging discussion, the cousins recall the joys and mishaps behind the images in The Adventures of Guille and Belinda, revealing hidden histories and reflecting on the dreams that animated their childhood.⁠ Conversation in Spanish with English subtitles.