UPCOMING EVENT

Cultural Field: Rosa-Johan Uddoh film premiere

Wed 7 September 2022, 7pm Whitgift Centre AtriumCroydon, London Join Turf Projects for the premiere of a new artist film by Rosa-Johan Uddoh, Cultural Field in the Whitgift Centre Atrium, Croydon on 7 September. Cultural Field is developed by Rosa-Johan Uddoh, directed and produced by Louis Brown and Jos Bitelli (East London Cable) and performed … Continued

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UPCOMING EVENT

Dark Room San Francisco Launch

Sunday 21 August, 3-5pmFree & open to all. Folsom Street Community Center145 9th Street, Suite 105San Francisco, CA 94103 Please note masks are required Dark Room by Phyllis Christopher is coming home to San Francisco with a very special launch at the Folsom Street Community Centre on 21 August! It’s the first and possibly only … Continued

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August Book of the Month: Katrina Palmer – The Fabricator’s Tale

Our book of the month for August 2022, with 30% off all month, is The Fabricator’s Tale by Katrina Palmer (2014). This meta-narrative is punctuation by short, abstract, and often disturbingly violent stories, featuring nameless characters that expose the repressed tension between the animate and inanimate, the sick malaise of contemporary life, and the cracking … Continued

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Announcing the commissions from the Arrhythmia open call

Book Works and Katrina Palmer are delighted to announce four new commissions for the Arrhythmia series, following an open call in 2021 which received over 200 submissions. Guest-edited by artist Katrina Palmer, Arrhythmia is a new series that offers an opportunity for artists and writers whose work explores ideas of being out of joint with the predominant … Continued

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PAST EVENT

Book Launch: Practice Makes Perfect by Rosa-Johan Uddoh

Wednesday 13 July, 6pm-9pmThe BowerBrunswick ParkLondon SE5 7FHFree and open to all Please join us for the launch of Practice Makes Perfect by Rosa-Johan Uddoh, co-published by Book Works and Focal Point Gallery as part of our Co-Series, in association with the Bluecoat, and The Bower. Comprising of new writing and work relating to Uddoh’s art practice, and … Continued

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🌻 Book Works Summer Sale 🌻

The Book Works Summer Sale is now on. Almost all books (except 2022 releases) are half-price in July! Featuring recent titles from Stuart Brisley,  Helen Cammock, Brian Catling & Iain Sinclair, Ruth Ewan, Luca Frei, Maria Fusco, Liam Gillick, Stewart Home, Bouchra Khalili, Jarett Kobek, Mike Nelson, Ahmet Ögüt, Katrina Palmer, Francesco Pedraglio, Bridget Penney, … Continued

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Hamja Ahsan – Theological Positions on Fried Chicken at documenta fifteen

Hamja Ahsan, author of Shy Radicals, is participating in this year’s documenta fifteen, which opened this month in Kassel. Ahsan’s Halal Fried Chicken signs around Kassel and Documenta venues, mapping aspects of Islamic history,  diasporic urban fast food subcultures, colonial histories and futures of liberation. The signs are accompanied by a series of online Islamic sermons, also … Continued

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PAST EVENT

Graphic Negotiations #4: Rose Nordin & Rosa-Johan Uddoh

Graphic Negotiations is a series of online lunchtime talks with designers, exploring the role of design in creating artists’ books. The format and topic will vary – we wanted to give designers the opportunity to present their work in whichever way they wanted to. In some cases designers will be in conversation with artists they’ve … Continued

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June Book of the Month: Falling Into Place

Our June 2022 Book of the Month, with 30% off, is Falling Into Place by Heather Peak and Ivan Morison (2009) Continuing their explorations and investigations into cultures of self-sufficiency, Falling into Place brings many elements of the artists’ research together with sketches and drawings, through a narrative which is part-science fiction, part-history, part-auto-biography and … Continued

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