• 15 June 2016
  • 5:30 – 8:00 pm
  • Lecture Room, Paul Mellon Centre

Shop Window, Paris A seminar discussion about the photographer John Deakin (1912-1972) based around a series of short films produced for the Paul Mellon Centre's online journal British Art Studies by Jonathan Law. The final two films in this series will be premiered at the event.

Speakers will include Daniella Zalcman (Photographer), James Boaden (University of York), Paul Rousseau (Curator of The John Deakin Archive), Richard Hornsey (University of Nottingham), and Katharina Guenther (Art Historian).

Sarah Turner, James Boaden and Paul Rousseau will open the dicussion by talking about the genesis of these films and the idea behind the format. The discussion will then be opened out to a selected panel to respond to the project.

Panel discussion

Speakers will include: Daniella Zalcman, Paul Rousseau, James Boaden, Richard Hornsey and Katharina Guenther.

5.30-6pm: Arrival drinks

6-6.20 pm: Introduction to the project - James Boaden, Paul Rousseau and Sarah Turner

6.20-6.30 pm: Premiere 'Deakin & Bacon' film

6.30-6.40 pm: Responses from Katherina Guenther

6.40-6.50: Play 'Queer Looks' film

6.50-7.00: Response from Richard Hornsey

7.00-7.20: Daniella Zalcman speaking on her 'double exposure' practice

7.20-8.00pm: Discussion and Q&A

All are welcome! However, places are limited, so if you would like to attend please book a place in advance.

circa 1958

John Deakin, Muriel Belcher contact sheet (detail), circa 1958

Digital image courtesy of The John Deakin Archive