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October 2019

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

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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Whose House is This? Ignota’s Halloween Party aka Hexit

31 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Whose house is this? Whose night keeps out the light In here? Say, who owns this house? It’s not mine. I had another sweeter, brighter, With a view of lakes crossed in painted boats; Of fields wide as arms open for me. This house is strange. In shadows lie. Say, tell me, why does its lock fit my key? – Toni Morrison, Home Whose House is This? Ignota’s Haunted House Party This Halloween, we invite you to join us in…

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November 2019

Goldsmiths Shorts – Launch

7 November @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Goldsmiths Shorts – Launch 7 November 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm The Goldsmiths Shorts pamphlet series brings together poetry, fiction and non-fiction by alumni from across the creative writing programmes and modules, taught within the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths. The alumni were asked to consider the pamphlet as an introduction to their work so far, as a unit that requires brevity, but also allows room for them to declare themselves. They were also invited…

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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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New Model Island: Alex Niven and Dawn Foster in conversation

15 November @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Burley Fisher Books, 400 Kingsland Road
London, e8 4aa United Kingdom
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Join Alex Niven and Dawn Foster to discuss Alex's new book: New Model Island: How to Build a Radical Culture Beyond the Idea of England (Repeater Books). --- “Looking for a new England? Alex Niven draws on our diverse identities to forge a radical vision of a once and future land.” — Billy Bragg New Model Island is essential reading for those who want to critically understand “Englishness” and the twilight of England. Masterfully ranging across poetry, pop music, memoir,…

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Launch: Above the Fat by Thomas Chadwick. With Michael Conley and Deirdre Shanahan.

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

Please join us for the launch of ABOVE THE FAT, the debut short story collection by Thomas Chadwick (Splice). Chadwick's stories have been shortlisted for the White Review prize and the Galley Beggar prize, and ABOVE THE FAT is one of this year's "Book of the Month" selections for the Republic of Consciousness Prize. Combining gentle lyricism with absurdity and biting humour, and finding poignancy in slippages between past, present, and foreboding future, these stories conjure up rare magic and…

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