We’re looking forward to introducing the book and a selection of contributor readings at the wonderful Pages of Hackney from 7pm – 9pm on Thursday 19th July 2012. Readings from Jude Rosen, Andrew Bailes, Alistair Siddons and Alberto Duman. Tickets … Continue reading
A big thank you to writer and book contributor Alistair Siddons for representing the book and reading at HOOPLA! a sideways antidote to the 2012 Olympics presented by THE BOW ARTS TRUST, THE NUNNERY GALLERY and TESSA GARLAND / bar, … Continue reading
A group show displaying work created in response to the London Olympics and the radical transformation of the Lower Lee Valley brought about by it. The works included in the exhibition actively resist the Games’ consensual symbols and images; they … Continue reading
Join us this Saturday 16th June 2012 after an afternoon at the Chisenhale Gallery for an evening to celebrate the launch of the book with Word on the Water at Carlton cafe bar, Fish Island, Hackney Wick.
The Art of Dissent: Intervening in the Olympic Dream Sat 23rd June 2012, 6.30-8.30pm Open City Festival Tent. Torrington Square, UCL, WC1 Part of the Cityscope strand of Open City Doc Fest. £8 / £5 concessions Across the street from … Continue reading
Tuesday July 3rd 2012. 9am -5pm Isaac and Hilary presented the book and its content,themes and arguments at the Olympic Art Review hosted by Queen Mary, University of London and organized by Jeremy Hunt of AAJ Press. An article on … Continue reading
Thurs June 21st, 18.30pm @ Birkbeck, Room B20 Malet Street Organised as part of “Picturing Place” in collaboration with the editors of “The Art of Dissent” and CILAVS. Often overlooked as passive or merely descriptive, visual images play active and … Continue reading
Place based poetry reading at this meeting place for the arts and community in Kentish Town. Book contributor, poet Jude Rosen will read from her long poem: Reclamations: walks, voices and narratives from the Olympic zone in celebration of part … Continue reading