Past Events

Thursday 10 September 2020

To celebrate the launch of Wendy Ewald’s ‘Portraits and Dreams,’ join us for an animated discussion about the book, representing life in rural Appalachia, and hear first hand the long-term effects of art and photography outreach project like these within such communities. With Wendy Ewald, Roger May, Elizabeth Barrett, and two of the original students Kim Boling and Gary Crase.

Thursday 03 September 2020

Join Ron Jude from his studio as he shares footage from his travels around the globe capturing lava flows and ice caps, as well as discussing his unique development as a photographer and working his large-scale prints into book form. 


 Thursday 20 August 2020

Edited from over one million photographs, Jeff Mermelstein takes us on a deep dive behind the scenes of his new book #nyc, answering your questions about these overseen text messages, anonymity, and the vast amount he's learned about New Yorkers over the past few years. 


Thursday 6 August 2020

Join Teju Cole for a richly narrated flip-through of his latest book Fernweh, as he reflects on the genesis of this exploration into the Swiss landscape, as well as drawing out the book's many allusions, enigmas, and visual puzzles. 


Wednesday 29 July 2020

Join us for a talk between artist Aikaterini Gegisian and David Kazanjian, author and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, to discuss Gegisian's latest book 'Handbook of the Spontaneous Other,' American pop psychology, and how female pleasure intersects with politics of work and labour. In partnership with Printed Matter

Thursday 23 July 2020

In this exclusive and in-depth conversation, Stephen Shore and LACMA curator Britt Salvesen discuss Shore’s distinctive photographic work: from pioneering the aesthetic of the great American road trip, the new vanguard of Instagram photography, and how he practices the act of seeing.

Thursday 9 July⁠ 2020

Originally recorded for Magic Hour days before her 88th birthday, join Rosalind Fox Solomon and Jordan Weitzman for a conversation about Fox Solomon’s extraordinary photographic life, whose work spans far and wide, from New York during the AIDS crisis to the West Bank.⁠