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September 2019

My Mother Laughs by Chantal Akerman: Daniella Shreir and Nicole Flattery

30 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£4

Chantal Akerman’s body of work explores dislocation, in-betweenness and fluidity. Her writing, like her life and work, resists easy categorisation. My Mother Laughs places stills from her films among imperfectly perfect fragments of writing to create a distillation of the themes Akerman pursued throughout her creative life, and a version of the simplest and most complicated love story of all: that between a mother and a daughter. In 2013, Akerman's mother was dying. She flew back from New York to…

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October 2019

Launch: This Way to Departures by Linda Mannheim: in conversation with Stuart Evers

3 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Pleasure join us for the launch of THIS WAY TO DEPARTURES, a new collection of stories by Linda Mannheim. We are delighted to announce that Linda will be in conversation with Stuart Evers on the night. What happens when we leave the places we’re from? What do we lose, and who do we become, and what parts of our pasts are unshakeable? Linda Mannheim’s second short story collection focuses on people who have relocated – both voluntarily and involuntarily. Opening…

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Exhibition: BOTH AND by Calum Storrie and Geoffrey Winston. 18 October – 24 November with an opening on 17th October.

17 October @ 7:00 pm - 24 November @ 6:00 pm

Exhibition: BOTH AND by Calum Storrie and Geoffrey Winston. 18 October – 24 November with an opening on 17th October. This exhibition, the second from Storrie and Winston, will be the continuation of a long-running conversation. They are both designers – one of exhibitions and the other of graphics – but they have never collaborated in these capacities. So the 2-D designer assembles and evokes sculpture that questions what sculpture can be and where it comes from and the 3-D…

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Democracy May Not Exist But We’ll Miss it When It’s Gone – Astra Taylor in conversation w/ Gareth Evans

23 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£4

Please join us for an event to celebration of Astra Taylor's new book: Democracy May Not Exist But We’ll Miss it When It’s Gone. The author will be in conversation with Gareth Evans, film and moving image curator of the Whitechapel gallery. Did democracy ever exist? Why is it no longer possible? Democracy is in crisis. In every major company it has been stole by elites or in the hands of strong men. In democracy’s name we see a raft…

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Launch: Double-Tracking: Studies in Duplicity by Rosanna Mclaughlin

24 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Please join us for the launch of Double Tracking: Studies in Duplicity, a collection of essays spanning satire, fiction & first-hand experience. Rosanna Mclaughlin is a writer and curator born, and currently based, in London. Her writing has been published by Frieze magazine, BOMB, Artsy and The White Review, among other places. She was the 2017 British Council fellow, on the TAARE program in Kingston, Jamaica, where she researched the life and work of Cuban-born artist Ana Mendieta. In 2016, she…

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Launch: Glitch by Lee Rourke : In Conversation with Will Wiles

30 October @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dead Ink Books are delighted to be at Burley Fisher Books for the launch of Lee Rourke's third novel, Glitch. Glitch is a powerful novel about grief, family and ideas; it's a novel that explores the irregularities, the glitches in life, and works to understand the beauty in them. Through exploring ideas of loss, art and poetry, Lee Rourke has crafted a novel that is, in the words of Nikesh Shukla, 'always expansive and immersive in its exploration of what…

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November 2019

Launch: Car Park Life by Gareth E. Rees

14 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for the launch of CAR PARK LIFE, a new book by Gareth E. Rees in conversation with Gary Budden (Influx Press). ‘I have stood in the psychedelic plains of Patagonia, thumb out in the hope of a passing vehicle; I have walked through a smoking lava flow in Iceland; but here on the central barrier of the concrete access ramp to Herne Bay’s rooftop Morrisons, I am a true pioneer.’ Car parks: commonplace urban landscapes, little-explored and rarely…

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