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History Is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain

Penelope Slinger, Lilford Hall, 1969

The Hayward’s History Is Now overflows with so much to see. A sense of too little time hurried me on from Hannah Starkey’s section and a lot of photographs, many of which were familiar from the 70s and 80s, until I finally had to slow down in the effort to make perceptual sense of Richard Hamilton’s diptych, … 1,515 more words

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Hackney Flashers at Four Corners

The Hackney Flashers is doing an event on the evening of Friday, March 20. This time we’ll be at Four Corners in Bethnal Green, showing and talking about our work in the 70s and discussing how it might relate to visual activism today. 53 more words

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Hackney Flashers back at the Hayward

The Hackney Flashers appeared at the Hayward Gallery in 1979 as part of ‘Three Perspectives on Photography’. Nearly 36 years later we’re back there in ‘ 36 more words

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WINTER SLEEP

‘I threw my money in the stove! I don’t want money, or land, or sheep, and there is no need for people to take off their hats when I pass.’ says Solomon Moisevitch, the proud and angry younger brother of the obsequious Moisey, in Chekhov’s ‘The Steppe’. 993 more words

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LEVIATHAN

Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan opens with wide-screen shots of a landscape whose jagged, hostile beauty makes it look like the edge of the Earth, and it is. 883 more words

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Monstrous?

A brother and sister, twins, complicit, arousing suspicions of incest. A husband and wife, besotted at first, each perfect for the other, then sliding into falsehood, desperate in their need each to control the other, laying traps, the adulterous male provoking the wife’s vengeful fury. 787 more words

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Hackney Flashers Exposed


As part of Photomonth in East London, members of the Hackney Flashers Collective (1974-1980) will be talking about the experience of collective activism in the 1970s and considering its present relevance. 53 more words

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