'Futur Imparfait’ with Sean Bonney and Owen Hatherley
Thursday 27 February, 7pm
To accompany Canan Tolon’s retrospective and the showing of the Futur Imparfait ink drawings, this event will examine ‘imperfect futures’ through a combination of poetry and critical discussion on urbanism, repetition, the absurd and common space.
Sean Bonney is the author of poetry books which include Happiness: Poems After Rimbaud (Unkant), The Commons (Openned), Baudelaire in English (Veer Books) and Blade Pitch Control Unit (Salt).
Owen Hatherley is the author of Militant Modernism (Zero Books), A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain and A New Kind of Bleak (both Verso), and Uncommon (Zero Books), about the pop group Pulp. He writes regularly for the Guardian on architecture.
Image: Canan Tolon, Futur imparfait (detail), 1986-1999. Ink on Mylar, 30.4 x 22.8 cm (c. 12 x 9 in). The British Museum 2013, 6039.1.1-33. Funded by CaMMEA and SAHA.