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We are very pleased to announce that Professor Tom Hunter will be giving a talk for OCA students on 2nd March in London.
Woman Reading a Possession Order by Tom Hunter.
There will be space for 25 students to attend with the event being filmed so that a wider audience can benefit online. We will be meeting at the gallery Bootstrap Company in Dalston, London at 10.30am where Tom has some work on show (Public Spaces, Public Stages) and will give a presentation of his work for us, with emphasis on the role of documentary and photographic art in his own practice. There will then be an opportunity for questions followed by an informal time of mingling.
This is an exciting opportunity to engage with an inspiring established artist. Tom’s practice is based around issues of fact and fiction, often drawing on stories from the local press and people from his community of Hackney as inspiration. He portrays real life with all it’s grittiness, in a powerfully dramatic manner.
Tom Hunter is Professor of Photography at London College of Communication. He is the only person to have had a solo photography show at the National Gallery, where his work was also recently part of the exhibition Seduced by Art. His work has been exhibited worldwide including Saatchi Gallery, White Cube and Serpentine.
His new book ‘The Way Home’ has just been released and is currently available here.
All places are free to OCA students. To book please contact the office on firstname.lastname@example.org.