FF>> Fresh Fashion from Spain 2014

Screening: FF>> Fresh Fashion from Spain 2014 Date: Friday 7th November / Sunday 9th November Presentation: Friday 7th November About Spanish design has a distinctive flair that is often difficult to define: is it the use of colour? The choice of shapes? The taste for prints? Its rich cultural heritage? Or perhaps its craftsmanship tradition? As every year, we put words aside and let images speak for themselves. Fresh Fashion from Spain proposes an overview of Spain’s young and cutting edg...

The Word Is Poet

Screening: The Word Is Poet Date: Friday 7th November / Sunday 9th November Event: Saturday 8th November. Join us from 10am for coffee and muffins at Hanmi Gallery for the screening of ‘The Word Is Poet’  and roundtable discussion curated by Silvia Terrón. About As George Orwell said, “if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought”. What do we think about when we talk about (female) poets? Does the adjective add to or subtract from the literary content itself? This documentary by Asturias-born poet and film producer Sofía Castañón proposes looking at literature through a gender lens. 21 Spanish poets born between 1974 and 1990 give their own perspective about literary creation, its dissemination, and the reactions by literary critics and the public in general....

Susana Sanroman

Sanromán captures the fascinating intersection of place, presence, and absence in her project Essentia-Praesentia (Essence-Presence)— a series of photographs of abandoned, once-inhabited buildings.

Silvia Lerin

Studio address: ASC STUDIOS, 195-205 Union Street, SE1 0LN Opening hours: Friday 7th November: 12pm-3pm (studio) / Sunday November 9th: 1pm-6pm Artist Talk: Saturday 8th November: 1pm. “Mind the gap, my story” , at A-side B-side Gallery (Hackney Downs Studios. Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT) About the artist Chance is always present in Silvia Lerin‘s work. Sometimes it appears as fissures or clefts, or as matter folding into itself, or in the accumulation of surrounding pictori...

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