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London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom

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September 2017

Melancholia, a Sebald variation

September 21, 2017 - December 10, 2018

An exhibition organised by John-Paul Stonard and Lara Feigel Albrecht Dürer’s 1514 engraving Melencolia I remains one of the foundational images of European art. The winged figure of genius slouches despondently; the hourglass shows time hastening to its end. Five centuries later, this became the mood of that archetypal melancholy European, W G Sebald. There is the rootlessness of exile and displacement in The Emigrants; the disappearance of old Europe in Austerlitz; the ruins of the bombed cities in On…

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November 2017
£4 - £15

UTOPIA – Portuguese Film Festival in the UK

November 25 - December 8
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Utopia, the UK Portuguese Film Festival is back for its 8th edition. This year, the festival will focus on the relationship between Portuguese cinema and literature, with a major conference at King’s College London, on November 13 and 14. The conference will welcome important speakers as the writer Helder Macedo and the film directors João Botelho, Margarida Gil and Luis Filipe Monteiro, amongst a varied pool of major Portuguese and international specialists. In partnership with Birkbeck’s Essay Film Festival, the festival…

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