Past Events

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. 

Thursday 24 June

Nick Meyer takes us on a tour of his attic studio in Massachusetts, guiding us through a selection of his favourite books and zines as well as highlights from his collection of found photographs. Along the way, he reflects on the formation of his book The Local and shares some of its early iterations.

Monday 14–Thursday 17 June

Stephen Shore joins architect and author Jack Self to discuss Steel Town, Shore’s revelatory document of the American Rust Belt in 1977. They discuss the turbulent historical moment the project depicts as well as the history of Shore’s own process and photography’s capacity for illuminating our past, present, and future.