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Join ‘Maps of London & Beyond’ creator Adam Dant at Stanfords

26/06/2018 6:30 pm – 26/06/2018 7:45 pm | Stanfords, 12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden WC2E 9LP

Come and hear artist Adam Dant give the background to Maps of London & Beyond at Stanfords on Tuesday 26th June at 6.30pm. Dant will be revealing his inspirations and artistic process and outlining his cultural allusions. The talk will be followed by a book signing.

Traversed by a plethora of colourful characters including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Mary Wollstonecraft and Barbara Windsor, Adam Dant’s maps extend from the shipwrecks on the bed of the Thames to the stars in the sky over Soho. Along the way, he captures all the rich traditions in the capital, from brawls and buried treasure to gin and gentlemen’s clubs.

Adam Dant studied at the Royal College of Art, London and the MS University Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, India. He creates elaborate narrative drawings that examine and depict public contemporary life, space, mythologies and histories. Extensively researched and wittily perceptive, these works of art draw on a deep well of historical and visual sources.

When: Tuesday 26th June, 6.30pm to 7.45pm
Where: Stanfords, 12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden WC2E 9LP
Price: £4, Redeemable against the cost of the book, Includes a glass of wine/ soft drink

For more information and to book tickets, please visit the Eventbrite website.

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