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Talk In Conversation with Iain Sinclair - Walking with Ghosts

In Conversation with Iain Sinclair - Walking with Ghosts

Wellcome Collection

Key facts

Genre: Talk with live speech-to-text

Author: Iain Sinclair

Synopsis

Come and hear Iain Sinclair talk about his series of expeditions to explore the connections between sickness and structures. As research for his new book, ‘Living with Buildings’, Sinclair travelled to London, Marseille, Mexico and the Outer Hebrides. Listen to tales about the tower blocks, hospitals, churches and architectural designs he encountered, and their relationship to our health. There will an opportunity for you to ask questions.

About your contributors

Rowan Moore - Facilitator

Rowan Moore is architecture critic at the Observer and the author of ‘Slow Burn City’ and ‘Why We Build’.

Iain Sinclair - Speaker

Iain Sinclair was born in south Wales. He went to school in the west of England and university in Dublin. He lives, walks and writes in east London. His books include 'Downriver' (winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Prize), 'Lights Out for the Territory', 'London Orbital', 'Hackney', 'That Rose-Red Empire', 'American Smoke' and 'The Last London'.

 

This event will have live subtitles provided by Stagetext working with MyClearText.

Thursday 24 January 2019,

Speech-To-Text Users can call the Wellcome Collection for tickets by calling via NGT Lite on 18001 020 7611 222 or by email at: access@wellcomecollection.org

 

 

Event details

Thu 24 Jan 2019, 7:00pm

This event is sold out.

Live subtitling by Stagetext

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Venue details

Wellcome Collection
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council