Past Events

Thursday 12 August

Join Bertien van Manen and editor and designer Hans Gremmen as they reflect on the process of creating Van Manen’s new book Archive, drawing on five decades of work made across the world. As they recall the project’s challenges and surprises, they discuss travel, autobiography, and the long lives of images.

Thursday 29 July

On a summer afternoon in Ronta, Guido Guidi takes us on an expansive tour of his vast and multifarious library, encompassing books of photography, painting, literature, and philosophy. Along the way, he highlights some of the thinkers and artists across disciplines who have influenced his craft. 

Tuesday 27 July

Home represents something slightly different depending on the individual. For some, it’s a geographical location one feels safe, while for others, the word triggers more loaded thoughts – thoughts of cultural identity, belonging and heritage. At July’s Nicer Tuesdays, hosted by It's Nice That, Jamie Hawkesworth who will tell us about his 13 year-long journey trekking the length of the British Isles to document his home country. 

Thursday 22 July

Join him Jamie Hawkesworth conversation with V&A curator Lydia Caston for a discussion of his career that spans documentary, fashion, and editorial work, from capturing the Preston Bus Station to collaboration with brands including JW Anderson, Alexander McQueen, and Vogue. The talk is in celebration of Jamie’s new book, The British Isles. Hosted on Zoom.

Thursday 8 July

Hoda Afshar speaks to researcher and historian Taous Dahmani about her new book Speak The Wind, tracing the project’s unqiue genesis in response to the distinctive geography and cultural beliefs of the Strait of Hormuz, Iran, and reflecting on photography as a tool for investigation and storytelling.

Thursday 1 July

Artist Oliver Chanarin joins curator Erin O’Toole to discuss Chanarin’s installation The Apparatus, currently on show at SFMOMA. As they trace the evolution of the piece, they touch on August Sander’s portraiture,  the obscured mechanics of online commerce, and data-collecting images that ‘look back’ at us.

Saturday 17 July

In partnership with MACK and Gertrude Contemporary, Perimeter is thrilled to present the launch of Hoda Afshar's much-anticipated photobook Speak the Wind, at Gertrude Contemporary. This beautiful and compelling publication will be launched by writer, Dean of Studies at Photography Studies College and founder of the Asia Pacific Photobook Archive, Daniel Boetker-Smith, with a signing by the artist to follow.