Olivier Richon – Walker Evans: Kitchen Corner

– Monday 18 February 2019. 17:30

We are pleased to announce that on Monday 18 February Olivier Richon (Royal College of Art) will be discussing the work of Walker Evans. For this event, Richon will be drawing on his One Work book Walker Evans: Kitchen Corner, which argues for Evans’s significance for employing a photographic form that privileges detachment, as well as for calling attention to overlooked objects and the architecture of the dispossessed.

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Call for Applications: Afterall BAME Writer-in-Residence

– Thursday 17 January 2019. 17:00

We are pleased to invite applications to the first in a series of Arts Council of England-supported BAME writer-in-residence positions with Afterall. We particularly welcome applications from writers whose practice is informed by the close study of works of art and the context in which art is made, seen and displayed.

The residency aims to offer a welcoming base and relevant context for the appointed writer to operate from. In addition to awarding a bursary of £5,000 and in-depth editorial and mentoring support, affiliation to Afterall will provide access to our extensive archive, both print and digital, and to all our public events held during the period of the residency. This new placement scheme will significantly complement our existing artistic and cultural programme, bringing a new strand of written and visual activity to our digital platform.

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